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The New Carbon Architecture

The built environment can switch from being an ecological problem to a solution. It begins with moving past "green buildings."  We’ve got good news, and we’ve got bad news.    First, the bad: buildings have been major climate villains, …

Sticks and Carrots

While we know these things to be true, sometimes it bears repeating: our buildings represent nearly 12 per cent of the country’s overall carbon pollution, and more than a quarter of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is why…