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Episode 1: Heating, Cooling, Empowering

Listen to episode 1 of the "Imagining Tomorrow" podcast with presenter Emma Newman and access the show notes for the episode, titled "Heating, Cooling, Empowering".
  Published:  05 Dec 2023    |      1 minute read

Episode description

Most homes in the UK are still being heated by burning fossil fuels. Struggling households are faced with unnecessarily high bills and cold winters, or bearing the financial burden of replacing old-fashioned central heating.

So is there a better way to heat and cool our buildings, accelerate decarbonisation and reduce fuel poverty?

Inspired by talking to a Welsh community, a scientist and an award-winning author, Emma Newman imagines a future in which ex-industrial towns can be regenerated, thanks to the intriguing idea of flooding mines...

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