Buildings Breakthrough campaign for zero-emissions, resilient buildings launched at COP 28
More than two dozen countries, including the United States, joined the Buildings Breakthrough partnership launched Wednesday at COP 28, committing to the vision that resilient buildings with near zero emissions will be the “new normal” by 2030.
At a recorded launch event in Dubai, global leaders said that the campaign, which is led by France and Morocco, underscored the increased attention that the buildings sector is receiving in international talks at the COP 28 climate summit.
“The goal is really simple: net zero and resilient buildings by 2030,” said Inger Andersen, undersecretary-general of the United Nations and executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme, which is coordinating the program. “We have fire codes in every country for how we construct our buildings. Why, oh why, do we not have efficiency and net zero codes?”
Read more at U.S. Green Building Council
Officially supported by the Mayor of New York, New York Build is the largest construction, design and real estate show for New York. Now in it's seventh year, your ticket gives you access to 500+ expert speakers, 400+ exhibitors, 35,000+ attendees, 15 conference tracks and AIA CES approved workshops, networking parties, entertainment, live music, and endless networking opportunities with leading architects, developers, housebuilders, contractors, government and more.