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Decentralisation key to help move to a low-carbon future

Words: Laura Edgar
Decentralisation to local authorities / iStock-172742541

Greater fiscal capacity and powers over land development must be devolved to sub-national governments around the world to aid in the the transition to a low carbon future, the RTPI has warned.

Urban Planning After Covid-19: Supporting Global Sustainable Recovery considers the inequalities exposed during the pandemic and how urban planning can be used to reduce social and economic divides while simultaneously delivering low-emission communities.The report says devolution to local authorities across the world can allow countries to build greener and more equal communities.Published........
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