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Government 'green' buildings agenda under fire

Climate Change Forum member questions gov't commitment

Recent replacement of a roof at Laxey School – without provision for renewable energy – sends out mixed messages.

That’s the view of a member of the Climate Change Forum which is questioning government’s commitment to a green agenda.

Sarah Mercer believes it should be setting an example:

If, as some suggest, government isn't setting the right example with its own building projects, is there currently enough pressure on private sector developers to include green technology into their buildings?

We spoke to Environment Minister Geoffrey Boot:

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