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The limits of voluntary programs for low-carbon buildings for staying under 1.5 degrees C

van der Heijden, Jeroen


Voluntary urban climate programs challenge firms and citizens to reduce resource consumption and carbon emissions at city level but without the force of law. High hopes are expressed about their capacity to accelerate a transition towards low-carbon building and city (re) development. This article explores, maps, and interrogates a global trend of voluntary urban climate programs, with a specific focus on action-networks, performance recognition programs, and eco-financing for low-carbon...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2018.03.006


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