Edward Mazria on What’s Next after COP26
December 2021 | Special Report
Edward Mazria on What’s Next After COP26
Martin C. Pedersen reports at Common / Edge
“The building sector is on the cusp of helping change the course of the planet. Despite the seemingly grim news out of Glasgow, there’s been an entire mindset shift and when that happens, you know big changes are in the air.”
COP26 was a busy and fruitful two weeks. It was a great to have a delegation there and be a part of the unifying and amplifying voice of the built environment community, which has grown into a robust presence in the international climate and carbon conversations.
For some more perspective on what happened and what did not … here are a few of our favorite pieces:
CarbonPositive: Building on the Best of COP26
Carl Elefante, from our delegation and an Architecture 2030 Senior Fellow, wrote this column on design and planning opportunities for ARCHITECT this month.
COP26: Too Little, Too Slow (Too Late?)
Architectural Record’s Katharine Logan authored this round-up.
COP26 Highlights for Architects and Designers
ARCHITECT’s snapshots of events and analysis
The Architecture 2030 and ASHRAE official COP26 Side Event took place at COP on November 10th, featuring the 1.5°C COP26 Communiqué and select signatory organizations. The event set the tone for the Cities, Regions & Built Environment Day at COP26 on November 11th, demonstrating that the leading building industry professionals and organizations across the globe are ready and united in their commitment to achieving 1.5°C actions.
Missed the event? Watch the recording here:
Architecture 2030’s mission is to rapidly transform the built environment from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central solution to the climate crisis.
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