Buildings as a global carbon sink

@article{Churkina2020BuildingsAA,
  title={Buildings as a global carbon sink},
  author={G. Churkina and Alan Organschi and Christopher P. O. Reyer and A. Ruff and K. Vinke and Z. Liu and B. Reck and T. Graedel and H. J. Schellnhuber},
  journal={Nature Sustainability},
  year={2020},
  volume={3},
  pages={269-276}
}
  • G. Churkina, Alan Organschi, +6 authors H. J. Schellnhuber
  • Published 2020
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature Sustainability
  • The anticipated growth and urbanization of the global population over the next several decades will create a vast demand for the construction of new housing, commercial buildings and accompanying infrastructure. The production of cement, steel and other building materials associated with this wave of construction will become a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. Might it be possible to transform this potential threat to the global climate system into a powerful means to mitigate climate… CONTINUE READING
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