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A great blog on our Net Zero meetings in Amman two weeks ago by #KateBurrows!

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to visit to Jordan. As we traversed from the Dead Sea, known as the lowest point on Earth, up into the mountains, I was inspired by the emergence of many low carbon building projects. Driven by commercial benefits and optimal climatic conditions, solar and wind farms can be seen across the desert, and roof mounted photovoltaic panels are visible across the skyline of Amman, the capital city. I was delighted to see how the country is already realising the potential for low carbon operations. I was in Jordan for WorldGBC’s meeting of Green Building Councils in the MENA region. However, this was no ordinary meeting; for the first time ever, it was combined with a full day regional roundtable for Advancing Net Zero , WorldGBC’s global project which aims to ensure all buildings are net zero carbon by 2050. There was a huge turnout as GBCs f...

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