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COP 21. Paris. More than 190 nations gathered with one objective: an agreement on how to act on global warming.
The non-state actors must play their part. Reducing greenhouse gases is everyone’s responsibility.
The building and construction sector takes a main role. Already responsible for more than 30% of green house gases, more has to be done.
COP 21 hosts first ever Buildings Day to address the sectors crucial role and to form an alliance around the commitment to put the sector on the “stay below 2°C path”.
How the new PAS2080 standard is promoting low carbon construction
The London Seminar on 14 November on “Implementing PAS2080: Supply Chain Collaboration to reduce the Carbon Footprint and Cost of major Infrastructure Projects’ brought together leading experts and the supply chains of major infrastructure clients and contractors to…
EEA: industry across Europe responsible for over half of key pollutants in air
Industry across Europe is responsible for more than half of all carbon dioxide, particulate matter and other key pollutants emitted into the air, according to updated industrial pollution country profiles published today by the European Environment…
PAS2080: “The UK’s new standard to reduce carbon in major infrastructure projects could become the world standard”
Speaking at the London Seminar on ‘Implementing PAS2080: Supply Chain Collaboration to reduce the Carbon Footprint and Cost of major Infrastructure Projects’, Dr Paul Toyne, Chair, concluded that “the potential of PAS2080 is NOT for it…
Is COP23 ignoring the carbon emissions involved in constructing buildings?
In fighting climate change, much has been said about energy efficiency in buildings. What about the carbon emissions involved in constructing buildings in the first place, asks Francesco Pomponi., an expert on embodied carbon at Edinburgh Napier…