16 Nov '17, 8am

What role have buildings played at #COP23

The World Green Building Council joined business leaders and policy makers at the COP23 climate change conference, in Bonn, Germany, to urge governments to work in coordination with companies, cities and communities to decarbonise the building and construction sector, and raise the ambition of the nationally determined contributions (NDCs) which countries have submitted under the Paris Agreement. As nations are set to agree on a “rulebook” for implementing the Paris Agreement, urban experts agreed that increased coordination and collaborative efforts from all stakeholders and sectors involved in human settlements is essential for success. The Human Settlements Day, held on Saturday, brought into sharp perspective the urgent action required to achieve both the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goal 11 , to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilie...

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