New builds must be zero-energy to meet Paris goals – report

The building sector will need to achieve ‘zero-energy’ status for all new constructions within nine years to hit Paris Agreement targets, as well as accelerating the rate of renovation for older structures, researchers have said

The building sector will need to achieve ‘zero-energy’ status for all new constructions within nine years to hit Paris Agreement targets, as well as accelerating the rate of renovation for older structures, researchers have said

A study from scientific research group Climate Action Tracker (CAT) found that the buildings sector will need to slash direct emissions by 75-90% by 2050 to be in line with goals to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees.

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