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    Cross-party group of parliamentarians call for urgent action on climate change

    Cross party group of parliamentarians call for urgent action on climate change by adapting the 2008 Climate Change Act so it is in line with the Paris Agreement, and pursuing simple, lower cost solutions like solar, onshore wind and increased rates of energy efficiency. The Government's ambition should be for the UK to hit net zero carbon emissions as soon as possible.

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    The Panel at June's event in Parliament

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    Call for action on water efficiency and carbon reduction at Bricks and Water anniversary event

    It's one year since the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum published its inquiry into housing growth and water management.  To mark this anniversary, we convened an expert panel, which included Parliamentarians, regulators, civil servants, and water industry representatives to discuss the future for water and housing in England.

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    Professor Dieter Helm presents Systems Regulation Model to WSBF members

    In collabaration with WSBF and Carbon Connect, Professor Helm presented his alternative model to the current system of price-cap regulation at a roundtable in Parliament.

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    Thames Tideway Tunnel to improve river health and benefit community, they tell WSBF

    On Tuesday 11th December, Thames Tideway Tunnel hosted the WSBF at their Chambers Wharf information centre. Tideway gave three presentations looking at the context and history of the TTT project, the environmental impact, and the community and legacy work of the project. 

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    Promote and record greenspace in housing developments, says experts at WSBF meeting

    The WSBF wanted to look at the potential benefits of getting more sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) into housing developments.

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    Get involved with the WSBF

    The Westminster Sustainable Business Forum comprises a coalition of ten organisations and many other associated partners in the sectors of: construction, water and sewerage, infrastructure, planning and design, insulation and building products. 

    The WSBF conducts research and events in Parliament to examine sustainable and resilient constriction and infrastructure, and the sustainable use of resources such as energy and water. By working across sectors and parties, the WSBF seeks to improve public policy to improve the quality of our buildings and communities, and so improve the lives of UK citizens.

    Find out more to see how the WSBF can provide you with opportunities to meet colleagues from other sectors and join the public debate.

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We are a coalition of leading parliamentarians, businesses, academic institutions and org​anisations informing better policy-making on sustainability issues for the built environment.