Pooran Desai
Covid19

COVID-19 underscores the role of Housing Associations in the health of people and planet

It was a pleasure to work with Dr Jose Siri of the Wellcome Trust to write this article on the unique opportunity and responsibility that Housing Associations have in delivering health for people and planet. We call on Housing Associations to take up the challenge as we rebuild better.

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Pooran Desai
Zero carbon homes

Why we must not introduce a Zero Carbon Buildings Policy…

We must push for an accelerated Zero Carbon Energy Strategy. A Zero Carbon Buildings Policy is well-intentioned but misguided.

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Pooran Desai
A seedling grows.

A New Deal must include a fourth ‘R’ – Regeneration

Time for a New Deal that is good for people and regenerates planet earth.

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Pooran Desai
Coronavirus Pandemic

Pandemics are another reason to Think Global, Act Local

Think Global, Act Local; to create a system which generates health at the same time as regenerating planet Earth.

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Pooran Desai
Enjoying Life at Grow

We don’t need more experts. We need more wisdom.

Surely we must tackle the growing public distrust of experts?... Or should we? Pooran considers reasons for the continued mistrust of experts

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