What the government's sixth carbon budget means for planners

The government's recently announced sixth carbon budget introduces even tougher emission reduction requirements that policy- and decision-makers will be required to meet. This may raise legal risks for planners if plans and decisions are not in line with the budget's targets, commentators warn.

by Isabella Kaminski
The Triangle, a low-carbon development in Swindon - image: Vieve Forward / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)
The Triangle, a low-carbon development in Swindon - image: Vieve Forward / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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