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We need green infrastructure projects not more roads


December 16, 2011
By The Guardian

Dec. 16, 2011 – We're going to be building lots more big kit in the UK
over the next couple of years, according to the government's autumn
statement. But will we be investing in the right things?

Dec. 16, 2011 – We're going to be building lots more big kit in the UK over the next couple of years, according to the government's autumn statement. But will we be investing in the right things?

George Osborne did more than wind up environmentalists with his claims that as a result of "environmental goals … businesses will fail, jobs will be lost, and our country will be poorer." The chancellor also set out a big shift in economic course, with £6bn investment in government infrastructure spending, to be topped-up by a further £20bn leveraged from pension funds. | READ MORE

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