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Carbon Emissions in the US reduced in 2019 - IEA Report Reveals
Climate Change

Carbon emissions declined in US in 2019 - a glimmer of hope for climate change goals?

...emissions in 2019? On a country-wide basis, the US saw a fall of 140 megatons in 2019, or 2.9% of total emissions, to 4.8 gigatons. US emissions have now drop...

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030
Energy efficiency

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030

...emissions in half over the next decade supports Trane Technologies’ 2030 Sustainability Commitments, including its Gigaton Challenge to reduce customer emission...

Canadian new vehicle sales to be zero emissions by 2035

Canada requires all new light-duty cars and trucks sold in 2035 to produce no emissions

...emissions from all sectors of the economy – including the transportation sector which accounts for a quarter of our greenhouse gas emissions. All vehicles sol...

CarbonCure low carbon footprint ready mix concrete
Products and Materials

Two startups cutting emissions from the use of concrete have won the $20 million Carbon Xprize.

...emissions, and concrete is the most carbon intensive building product that goes into houses and buildings. Reducing concrete (and emissions from concrete) in ho...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...emissions, whilst having a direct impact on our natural habitats, quality and affordability of life, so UK Architects (and EcoHome) have decided to react. UK ...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...emissions driven by economic crisis because in the absence of the right policies and structural measures this decline will not be sustainable,” said Fatih Birol...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

This week is World Green Building Week - & EcoHome makes its pledge

...emissions? 28% of these emissions come from the operational "in-use" phase – to heat, power and cool them, while 11% of these emissions are attributed to embodi...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...emissions in future years. Carbon emissions in the built environement At the same time that the city of Vancouver, and the entire North American West Coast ...

The Top Construction Trends for USA & Canada in 2021!
Climate Change

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...emissions is expected to rebound as the economy rebounds, but what it leaves behind is the knowledge that we can in fact succeed at reducing carbon emissions if...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...emissions in construction and operation, so if we can lower the CO2 emissions when we build (in this case 2,800 tonnes) then that's a really good thing. We foun...

2019 Renewables produced more Electric than Coal, Gas, Oil
Renewable Energy

In 2019, renewable energy sources produced more power in the US than fossil fuels

...emissions to avoid a climate crisis and prevent catastrophic sea level rise, but with state and city level initiatives and regulations, change for the positive ...