PBC Today Asks SPIE about COP26 and the Built Environment

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George Adams, SPIE UK's Director of Energy and Engineering, shares his insights with PBC Today about how the built environment can co-operate to meet the crucial ambition of reaching net zero by 2050.

COP26 has concluded with positive steps forward on specific issues but still much to do. With the penultimate day dedicated to “Cities, Regions and the Built Environment,” there was a clear recognition that the sector is capable of doing more to help solve climate challenges and reduce emissions. Around the globe, many cities continue to be vulnerable to poor air quality and rising sea levels in a warming world.

Global carbon emissions from the built environment are far higher than any other individual sector, and as such, it has a critical role to play in the decarbonisation of global economies and societies.

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