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Home aircon use set to explode by 750 per cent

It sounds like a vicious cycle. Increased temperatures leading to more airconditioning, leading to more energy use, leading to more carbon emissions, leading to increased temperatures.

London sets out plan to become world’s greenest city

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, says he wants London to be the world’s greenest global city by 2050. He has set out his aims – including zero waste, zero carbon buildings and 100 per cent renewable energy – in a draft London Environment Strategy.

Australian leadership: zero carbon cement possible in 10 years

Cement creates more carbon emissions than every car in the world combined, but Beyond Zero Emissions has cooked up a plan for Australia to lead the world with a zero carbon cement industry. And one that could help reverse job losses through the closure of coal plants.

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Top retailers demand zero carbon building standard

A group of retailers – whose members include Aviva, BT, Cemex, Ikea, Kingfisher, M&S, Nestle, Sky and Tesco – have criticised the UK government for not doing enough to improve energy efficiency in non-domestic buildings.

Australia must build for a zero carbon future

A bright future of low energy, comfortable and resilient buildings with zero carbon emissions awaits – if governments use the National Construction Code to help us get there.

Polyamorous marriage? It’s a must for sustainable cities

Polyamorous marriage? It’s a must for sustainable cities

We need multi-partnered relationships of trust and collaboration – equal to the very best marriages – to achieve the outperformance that will give us a sustainable built environment.