GLOBE Webinar: WorldBank City-wide GHG Accounting and COP-17 Plans and Activities (Nov. 2011)
COP-16 Call to Action 549 KB
GLOBE Presentation Slides 2.4 MB
The GLOBE Alliance One-Pager 254 KB
Building the Green Economy from the Ground Up: Sustainable Cities and the Built Environment 16.37 MB
U.S. Green Building Council and Green Building Council Brasil, October 2011.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Chapter 6: Residential and Commercial Buildings 1.2 MB
Levine, M. et al. 2007. Climate Change 2007: Mitigation. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [B. Metz, O.R. Davidson, P.R. Bosch, R. Dave, L.A. Meyer (eds)], Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.
Buildings and Climate Change: Summary for Decision-Makers 3.9 MB
U.N. Environment Programme, 2009.
Buildings and Climate Change: Status, Challenges and Opportunities 7.5 MB
U.N. Environment Programme, 2007.
The Kyoto Protocol, the Clean Development Mechanism, and the Building and Construction Sector 1.7 MB
U.N. Environment Programme, 2008.
Submission of the UNEP Sustainable Building and Climate Initiative (SBCI) to the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-Term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA) 115 KB
U.N. Environment Programme, April 24, 2009.
Technology Action Plan: Buildings Sector Energy Efficiency, Report to the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate 1.3 MB
December, 2009. Prepared by the United States in consultation with MEF Partners.
Academic / Private / NGO
Sectoral Trends in Global Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory 1.4 MB
Price, Lynn, et al. 2006.
Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Economy 6.7 MB
Granade, Hannah Choi, et al. July 2009. McKinsey&Company.
Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Transforming the Market 5.9 MB
WBCSD. August 2009.
Driving Transformation to Energy Efficient Buildings: Policies and Actions
The Institute for Building Efficiency at Johnson Controls. December 2011.