28 Jun '16, 6am

[email protected] joins forces with @WorldGBC, @GBCSA, @DGNB_eV, @SwedenGBC, @CaGBC and others to build a carbon zero future

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has joined forces with the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) to deliver on the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and tackle climate change. The Advancing Net Zero project will see the WorldGBC and green building councils in countries with some of the fastest growth trajectories for construction launch national ‘net zero’ building certification and training programs. The GBCA joins GBCs from Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Netherlands, South Africa and Sweden, and other not-for-profit organisations, in committing to national net zero or carbon zero certification. “The pledge to ensure global warming remains below the critical two degrees Celsius mark must be followed with real-world action,” says the GBCA’s Chief Executive Officer, Romilly Madew. “Our built environment presents some of the cheapest and fastest opportunitie...

Full article: http://www.gbca.org.au/news/gbca-media-releases/gbca-join...

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