All homes in the UK should be made cosy with government help, according to a coalition of 70 green groups. It’s a key demand from the Climate Coalition to shift the UK towards to a zero carbon economy. The government’s Green Homes scheme currently offers grants up to £5,000 to help households with insulation. That scheme ends in March and is vastly over-subscribed, so the coalition wants it extended through to 2030. The groups say 10 million heat pumps should also be installed to keep people warm, reduce bills, improve health and create jobs.
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