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Adhesives.org BLOG: Climate Change: States, Cities, and Businesses in the United States Are Stepping Up

Posted By ASC, Wednesday, December 20, 2017

BLOG:  Climate Change: States, Cities, and Businesses in the United States Are Stepping Up
 
By Paul Bertram, Adhesives.org Expert Blogger

 

In June of 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States would pull out of the Paris climate accord, a UN agreement signed by 195 countries at the COP21 climate conference in Paris in December, 2015.

As of today, the US "will cease all implementation" of the accord, Trump said, adding that he will consider rejoining the deal if it is renegotiated to be more beneficial to the US economy.

I was part of the US delegation as an observer and presenter at the Paris COP 21, in December of 2015, and spoke to the benefits of high performance low energy buildings that contributed to reducing source carbon emissions.

Regardless of the climate change debate, the benefits of energy efficient buildings are a high priority consideration by owners.

ASC members in the building construction sector contribute to building energy efficiency with your sealants and adhesives. These materials are essential in joining up individual components to the system and providing optimized air and moisture performance.

What ASDC members should know about COP 23 that has potential benefits to business...

Read more at adhesives.org

 

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