08 Nov '17, 12pm

This week marks the start of #Greenbuild17... and #COP23! How #USGBC is doing its part in Bonn:

This week marks the start of #Greenbuild17... and #COP23! How #USGBC is doing its part in Bonn:

This week unveils not only Greenbuild Boston , but also the start of the two-week long 23rd annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (“COP23 ”). Nations of the world, along with local government, states, businesses and organizations, are gathering in Bonn, Germany. From the U.S., the federal government will participate despite signaling intent to withdraw, as it remains a party to the underlying convention and cannot withdraw from the Paris Agreement for several years. COP23 marks the second meeting since the conference achieved the first-ever global consensus for climate action through the Paris Agreement, which remains a groundbreaking accomplishment. With Paris, 180 countries acknowledged that humans are a cause of climate change and that collective action should be undertaken to keep the planet’s warming to well below 2 degrees ...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/taking-stock-cop23?kui=JRm...

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