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Why building greener is crucial to meeting Paris climate targets

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Governments and companies around the world must step up efforts to make building and construction greener, according to a new UN report. Image: Lily Banse/Unsplash

Patrick Henry
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The operation and construction of buildings accounted for more than a third of global energy-related CO2 emissions in 2020 Image: Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction, International Energy Agency


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