COP21 Paris Climate Talks Unconference -March 29, 8:30 - 11:30 AM @USGBC MA, Boston

  • 29 Mar 2016
Event Description

COP21 Paris Climate Talks Unconference
March 29, 8:30 - 11:30 AM

USGBC MA Headquarters
USGBC 17th Floor "Milky Way"
Boston, 02109-02109

More than 30 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions are buildings-related, and emissions could double
 by 2050 if we carry on business as
 usual. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities to change course and do better for future generations:

-Many low-energy, renewable and deep- renovation solutions are available. Proven policy, finance and technology actions exist.

-The economic, health, and social benefits of sustainable buildings are significant. Buildings provide shelter, places to live, work, learn and socialize, directly affecting our daily lives.

-Buildings are long-term ventures. Today’s new buildings are tomorrow’s existing stock. Failure to act now will lock in growth in GHG emissions for decades. 

Join us for an Unconference to explore these topics.

Our unconference will gather our community of experts from a variety of organzations and firms. Panelists who attended the Paris climate talks will be present, with break-out groups led by local issue experts.

Topic Include:
Value Chain Transformation
Bridging the investment gap
Public Policies
Building rating & reporting systems

Please join us as a community of advocates and practitioners as we explore how to leverage the public awareness and policy momentum generated by COP21 to drive policy gains in Massachusetts.

To learn more:

USGBC MA Chapter Member $ 35.00
Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) Member $ 35.00
Foundation for a Green Future Member $ 35.00
Non-Member $ 50.00
Student (with ID) $ 15.00

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