Building Design at COP26: The view from Glasgow, part 2


Tom Lowe is covering the vital final days of the climate crisis conference. This is his latest despatch

It’s my second full day at COP26 and it’s construction day. The built environment contributes nearly 40% of the world’s carbon emissions, with concrete alone responsible for 8%, so what happens today could be pivotal.

The Construction Leadership Council is chairing a panel from 9.30am to 11am on how the industry can reduce its impact on climate change, featuring Keltbray group chief executive Darren James and Travis Perkins chief executive Nick Roberts.

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