Edward Mazria writes to urge the UNFCCC to take immediate action by publicly posting and widely disseminating the 67% probability 1.5˚C carbon budget, to avert the accelerating and damaging effects of climate change.
An Open Letter to the UNFCCC
URGENT ACTION REQUIRED
The global teach-in will showcase the most effective building materials, construction methods, design tools, architecture and planning strategies, practices and policies for dramatically and rapidly reducing the embodied and operational carbon emissions as we RESET our targets and actions to meet the Paris Agreement.
September 8, 2020
North & South America
September 17, 2020
Europe, Middle East & Africa
September 22, 2020
Asia, Asia Pacific & Oceania
Today we have unprecedented scientific knowledge to predict impending disasters as well as the technology and capacity to effectively address them, yet we’ve grown complacent about the future impacts of our current actions...
What a pandemic teaches about climate change
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Architecture 2030 guest edited the January 2020 issue of ARCHITECT Magazine. The Carbon Issue is dedicated to the urgent need for climate action, with decarbonization strategies for materials, design, practice, and policy.
The Carbon Issue
A first-of-its-kind CONFERENCE and EXPO focused on how to rapidly reduce embodied and operational carbon in the global built environment, stemming from unprecedented construction and urbanization over the next four decades. March 2-4 in Los Angeles.
Read about this landmark event:
Introducing Achieving Zero: a "how-to" framework and a set of tools to enable cities and sub-national governments (state, provincial, and regional) to achieve crucial emissions reduction targets in the building sector.
The "How-to" Framework and Toolkit for Cities
The ZERO Code is a national and international building energy standard for new construction that integrates cost-effective energy efficiency standards with on-site and/or off-site renewable energy resulting in Zero Net Carbon (ZNC) buildings.
THE ZERO CODE
The Future has Arrived
The Carbon Smart Materials Palette is an immediately applicable, high-impact pathway to embodied carbon reductions in the built environment. It identifies key attributes that contribute to a material’s embodied carbon impact, and offers guidelines and options for emissions reductions.
The ZERO Code for California is a California building energy standard for new construction that integrates cost-effective energy efficiency standards with on-site and/or off-site renewable energy resulting in Zero Net Carbon (ZNC) buildings.
THE ZERO CODE FOR CALIFORNIA
The much anticipated final course of the AIA+2030 Online Series has arrived on AIAU, marking the completion of this highly-rated professional education program.
The Complete AIA+2030 Online Series is Here