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How cities are decarbonizing buildings

Urban buildings are significant drivers of climate change — and governments at every level in the U.S. are working to slash greenhouse gas emissions associated with buildings. Explore what it will take to decarbonize the nation’s buildings, how cities are meeting the moment and the hurdles they face in doing so.

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  • Governments can cut buildings’ embodied carbon with new policies
  • NYC’s ‘mass timber studio’ aims to warm builders up to the material
  • US will need to triple building retrofit rate to meet decarbonization targets:
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.