Whilst policymakers can seriously misinterpret what constitutes sustainable development, leading to gross environmental injustice, they can also get it right. Take the UK’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for example. Building on the success of the feed-in tariffs for solar photovoltaics, the government is now rolling out a two-phase plan to encourage first the commercial sector and then the domestic sector to install renewable heating, and the financial incentives for doing so are not inconsiderable, via long-term tariff support.

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