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We can end fuel poverty with £15bn retrofit investment plan for our homes, says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Fuel poverty could be eradicated in Wales by 2030 if Welsh Government commits to a long-term plan to improve the efficiency of our homes, says the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.

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Green spaces are important – that's why we’re asking Welsh Government to ensure people can access nature within a four-minute walk

People in Wales should be able to access nature four minutes from where they live, the Future Generations Commissioner is announcing during National Tree Week.

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#TransportOctober Roqib Monsur nextbike Ambassador explains why cycling is the best way to get around Cardiff

Since the bike-sharing scheme launched in Cardiff earlier this year, I was one of the people that took advantage of the scheme and began travelling using the nextbike for my everyday travels across the city. After using them a few times, I started raving about it to my friends and family, or anyone who would listen, and getting them to use it too.

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Climate change – our obligations to future generations

What I’ve learnt about climate change since becoming Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, earlier this year, is quite simply frightening. There is no doubt that it’s the greatest challenge facing future generations and action is urgently needed across the public sector to reduce our emissions and its impacts.

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What I will do in the next 12 months

The Well-being of Future Generations Act is about bringing change to people’s lives and changing behaviours. This is complex, takes time and is a real challenge…

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Sea levels are rising and so are they - school strikes and how we could embrace them in our soft infrastructures - Lorena Axinte, Researcher, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University

“What role do you think young people could play in shaping Cardiff Capital Region?” I asked twelve of the city region’s leaders and chief executives in my research interviews.

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Welsh Government budget must signal a change in direction to reset our economy

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed deep structural inequalities in our economy and society including wage poverty, health inequalities, racial disparities, food poverty, job insecurity and imbalances in quality of housing. At the same time climate and ecological breakdown is escalating, and we risk exacerbating all of these challenges if we go back to the way things were.

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