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With the UK languishing in the ‘relegation zone’ of Europe’s renewable energy league table behind countries such as Spain, Greece and France, you might have hoped that the UK Government would at least have been motivated to beat the French to introducing a night-time ban on lighting.
Five years after the launch of the Grand Paris masterplan, measures put in place to improve Greater Paris have draw to a halt due to conflicting interests and government cuts. Leaders in the built environment from the public and private sector met last month in the French capital to discuss how the city can be resilient against the current economic shocks.