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UK Government has required Whole Life Carbon assessments, which means embodied carbon assessments, for all new public works projects and programmes since December 2020

In October 2020, the Government responded to the Committee on Climate Change’s 2020 Progress Report which had recommended to Government, in relation to embodied carbon in buildings, that the Government, “support the assessment and benchmarking of whole-life carbon in buildings.” … Continue reading

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Estimated Global Embodied Carbon of Construction Materials

(reposted with original error corrected) RICS have published an infographic comparing the Embodied Carbon and Production of various construction materials . In my view, an uninformed viewer might assume that the problem materials in relation to Embodied Carbon and Construction are … Continue reading

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