Transforming the Built Environment: Research and Experience in Salon 9
13:30 - 15:00
UN agencies identify the need for rapid transition to high performance buildings as highlighted in this statement by UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed. Since the increasing majority of buildings are urban, urban research and regulatory initiatives are most pertinent.
This session addresses all four conference themes by combing academic research with successful implementation strategies. Presenters will:
Highlight effective strategies for cities;
Present a tool for modelling and tracking urban emissions;
Describe solutions for the transition to low carbon and resilient cities;
Enable transformative climate action while realizing collateral benefits