Sustainable cities & communities

In order to cope with the growing population, and to reduce climate change, sustainable and resilient cities must be planned for and put in place.

This includes safe and affordable housing and transport systems.

Building for net zero

The net-zero conversation, the impact of buildings on the trajectory of global warming rarely gets the attention it deserves. Although this is beginning to change, with campaigners now mobilising around issues as specific as insulation, the historic omission of buildings from climate crisis discourse is puzzling: 40 per cent of the world’s total energy – and within that, 60 per cent of its electricity – is consumed within buildings.

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