Building efficiency measures can make an enormous impact on greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.
About 3 billion people, or 40 percent of the world’s population, will need new housing by 2030.
Persuading people to use energy more efficiently has long been heralded as a simple, effective way to help tackle climate change. The problem lies in the persuasion.
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Energy efficiency’s image is due for a makeover. Long seen as one of the simplest ways to reduce consumer costs, energy efficiency also offers multiple benefits that improve people’s lives while cutting air pollution and curbing climate-warming emissions.
In 2013, the world’s cities accounted for 64 percent of primary energy use and 70 percent of CO2 emissions.
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FSCI Buildings Workshop in Mexico City.
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The majority of the energy used by buildings is wasted, resulting in increased energy costs and air pollution. Among C40 cities, this translates to between 50 percent and 75 percent of citywide carbon emissions.
HRH Crown Prince Aleksandar II Karađorđević spoke about energy efficiency at the workshop in Belgrade.