embodied carbon

Time for New Zealand to cut emissions from its construction sector and get its quality up to scratch

In response to a recent report highlighting New Zealand’s problem with embodied carbon in construction, the head of a metal industry organisation Nick Collins has suggested carbon is only part of the story and that a wider approach is needed to clean up the construction industry, which includes a bigger role for the local metal manufacturing sector.

WorldGBC kicks off a materials transition

It’s like green buildings 2.0 as the building and construction industry shapes up for one of its most dramatic challenge yet – a transition to net zero embodied carbon emissions with a 2050 deadline.

Gold coast beach builidings at dawn

The urgent challenge of net zero embodied carbon

OPINION: Climate change is without much doubt the greatest threat now confronting the planet – and the dread most of us feel about accelerating global warming is being deepened by the failure of our elected leaders to act decisively.

7 tools to help UK developers reduce life-cycle carbon emissions

More and more developers want to cut down the life cycle and embodied carbon of their projects – the greenhouse gas emissions caused by producing and delivering materials and construction at the site, and by their in-use and end-of-life phases.