The conference inspired building industry professionals to lead the built environment toward Net Zero Carbon, equipping them with the latest tools, resources and programs to help firms thrive in a Net Zero Carbon future. It was attended by architects, structural engineers, contractors, real estate developers, materials manufacturers and policy makers. Learn more.
Global CO² emissions are currently at 37 gigatons (billions of tons) per year. Our historic challenge is to dramatically reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2050, in order to keep global warming to less than 1.5 degrees centigrade compared with pre-industrial historical averages. However, all the commitments made by every country are not nearly enough to avert climate disaster. To hold global warming to less than 1.5 degrees, we must also remove CO2 from the atmosphere and oceans.
We believe CO² is a valuable resource that presents an opportunity for innovative businesses to profit and contribute to solving the climate challenge. Business, city and state leaders, and citizens can chart a path to a “carbon smart” future.