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Mitigation Update: Building Sector Must Reach Net Zero Carbon by 2050

A report by the World Green Building Council finds that, in order to keep the global temperature rise below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, all new buildings must operate at net zero carbon by 2030 and all existing buildings must be renovated to operate at net zero carbon by 2050.

Energy Ministers Discuss Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Deployment

The energy ministers of Canada, China, Norway, and the US, as well as the Heads of delegation from Australia and the European Commission (EC), along with leaders from the industry and key organizations, gathered to discuss increased collaboration to drive further deployment of CCUS.

Keeping cool in the summer leads to increased air pollution

As the weather warms, so does the use of air conditioners. But running these devices requires power plants to ratchet up electricity production, causing air polluting emissions to rise.

Introduction to EDGE Voluntary Certification and Discussion of Municiple Incentive Options (Webinar) - 19.04.2017


A city can reduce its utility bills and its carbon footprint through better design of not just the buildings it owns but also all buildings that lie within its jurisdiction.

Vehicle standards are energy efficiency at its best – and too valuable to roll back

Mitigation Update: France, China Announce Mitigation Commitments, IEA Reports on Energy Efficiency

France submits its Long-term National Climate Plan, in which it commits to to reduce carbon emissions by 40% compared to 1990 levels by 2030, and achieve a 75% reduction by 2050.


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Why is energy efficiency in city buildings so important? Because cities consume over two-thirds of the world’s energy and account for more than 70 percent of global carbon emissions—even though they only occupy about two percent of the world’s landmass.

The US will save trillions of dollars if Obama’s energy efficiency legacy stands

How understanding the psychology of energy efficiency can help protect the environment

Helping Ukrainian Cities Achieve their Energy Efficiency Potential


Ukraine is one of the most energy-intensive economies in the world, leading to a high burden on state and municipal budgets.


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