FSCI Buildings Workshop in Mexico City.
The 2017 Sustainable Energy for All Forum kicked off with a stark warning: The world is not on track to reach its 2030 energy goals, including those on efficiency.
Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City. Photo by Dan/Flickr.
Globally, buildings account for 40 percent of total energy consumption and 33 percent of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
For some building owners, renovations—including retrofitting heating, cooling, and lighting systems—can be a way to attract tenants.
Mexico City Skyline. Photo Credit: Alex Steffler/Flickr
PARIS (December 7, 2015)—At Energy Day, COP21, several cities and subnational jurisdictions, businesses, and organizations joined the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA).
TheCityFix is covering cities at COP21.
Solar panels in Mexico City. Photo Credit: EMBARQ México
City leaders worldwide are increasingly prioritizing energy efficiency, given the growing global demand for energy and the pressing need for climate adaptation.
Buildings are a significant contributor to Mexico City’s greenhouse gas emissions and the focus of a new partnership to improve energy efficiency and create a more sustainable, competitive city. Photo by Alejandro Mejia Greene/Flickr.
Rising demand for energy worldwide is making the need for affordable, sustainable energy sources increasingly urgent.
As China urbanizes, buildings in the country’s cities are a growing source of emissions and air pollution.