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Webinar: Decarbonising the social rented sector

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A webinar exploring IPPR's plan for the housing sector to address the climate crisis, create jobs and benefit communities.

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The Committee on Climate Change estimates that we need to reduce residential buildings emissions by 82.5 per cent through a combination of low-carbon heating, heating energy efficiency and appliance efficiency.

Upgrading and greening our homes is an opportunity to create new jobs, level up the UK and secure more good quality and affordable housing. IPPR has developed a plan for the housing sector to deliver faster action to address climate change; ensure further action to transform our economic and deliver a fairer approach that will lower bills and make sure communities benefit from the change to come.

At this event, we will discuss IPPR’s recent research into decarbonising the social rented sector, as well as wider policy action to address carbon objectives, funding models and consumer perspectives.

This webinar is being held in partnership with Stonewater, who have generously supported the wider research project.

The event will take place on Wednesday 15th July from 16:00-17:30 (BST). The event will take place online using Zoom, which can be accessed via internet or phone line. A link to join the webinar will be emailed to you following registration.

Our speakers:

- The Rt Hon Lord Deben, Chair of the Committee on Climate Change

- Thangam Debbonaire MP, Shadow Housing Secretary

- Amy Simmons, Head of Policy, National Housing Federation

- Nicholas Harris, CEO, Stonewater

- Luke Murphy, Head of the Environmental Justice Commission, IPPR

Places are limited. Please register for your ticket.

For further details on the event, please contact Jacana on j.bresson@ippr.org.

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