CO2 & built environment
<800 Gt CO2-e is the maximum global CO2 budget left to stay below 2 degrees of Global Warming .

What are the consequences for buildings, the built environment and their inhabitants? Central question is what can be done and for how, long with a (partial) CO2 budget for the built environment? Providing a collection of expert essays and explorations, into different sectors of the built environment.

Implemented in

  • Africa
  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Latin America / Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • North America

Sectors of activity
Buildings and construction, Industrial Sector

Type of initiative
Education & Awareness Raising, Research, Analysis, Assessment

Type of lead actor
Scientific and Technical

Start date


to show the building sector how much CO2 maximum is left for buildings activities, and to explore what the consequences are for retrofitting, new construction, energy and materials use, and household management .


As collected through the One Planet Reporting

No activities have yet been reported under this initiative

Impact and Results

Impacts expected are awareness and

Next steps and how to get involved

go to website, read instructions and start writing an expert contribution !