The impending climate breakdown and biodiversity loss are the two most serious issues of our time. Buildings and construction together account for 36% of global final energy use and 39% of energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. (Global Status Report 2017, World Green Building Council). Engineers and architects have a responsibility to actively support the transition of our economy towards a low carbon future. How do we follow our declaration of a climate and biodiversity emergency to do so?
As part of our commitment to move from Declaration to Action, we now seek to collaborate with our peers and industry, to raise awareness and share our collective ideas on how to address the climate crisis.
Our presenters will discuss their company's commitments and policies to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions and how they expect them to be implemented as 2020 unfolds. Clare Parry, Director, Grün Consulting, will facilitate a conversation on what collective action the industry can take. Join the discussion to share your perspective and ideas.