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U.N. & GlobalABC Report Shows Increase in World-Wide Building Emissions

According to a new report from the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) and the U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP), buildings and construction accounted for 38% of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide in 2019. The report highlights the use of carbon-intensive electricity in parts of the world and that decarbonization for these sectors have slowed down considerably. The report also states that buildings account for nearly 55% of total electricity consumption worldwide. To read the full report, click here


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