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The government has published its blueprint for making life in Britain better. But it has a gaping hole at its heart that means it won’t deliver what it could have. The initiative might even be doomed to failure.

All out health and wealth comes from the resources that are found in the natural world. These resources are scarce because they all come from just one planet, Earth. So why is this natural capital omitted from the foundation list of what needs to be accounted for when Levelling Up?

Read: response by Prof Dan Osborn, Chair of Sussex CPRE, to the White Paper: Government demotes nature