2008 White Paper: Green Buildings + Climate Change

In this White Paper, the editors provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role in addressing climate change. The 64-page document includes a detailed Action Plan with eight recommendations and 22 specific action items for AEC professionals and firms to implement in their work.

December 20, 2010 |

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Climate Change and the Built Environment

Survey Shows Mixed Opinions on Climate Change

National Climate Change Initiatives

Regional Climate Change Initiatives

State and Local Climate Change Initiatives

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How Existing Buildings Figure in the Climate Change Scenario

Cap and Trade: Solution, Gimmick, or Giveaway?

Holding at 450 ppm and 2ºC—But at What Cost?

Climate Change Action Plan


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