Planning system not playing its part in sustainable transition
National needs must take priority over local issues in planning cases, according to two-thirds of environment and sustainability professionals responding to IEMA's latest pre-election poll.Out of 646 members polled, 65% say that, while a balance is obviously needed, nationally significant infrastructure projects must take priority. Three-quarters of respondents said that existing planni
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Dr Parag Khanna, founder of FutureMap, talks to Chris Seekings about how climate change, mass migration, globalisation and other powerful trends will force us to reimagine the world map
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