30 Jun '17, 9am

In Texas, green builders fill a climate leadership gap

The U.S. president missed a leadership opportunity by pulling America out of the global race to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but the U.S. Green Building Council president has picked up the baton. As Mahesh Ramanujam , CEO of USGBC, declared, the "surge of climate commitments and actions by the private sector, NGOs, governments, cities and states will only serve to strengthen the green building movement and keep pushing us forward." Running alongside him is a bipartisan team of innovators, professionals and businesses united around a single vision: healthy, efficient and equitable buildings, and communities for all. As one who reported from Paris when the agreement was signed, I can affirm that the momentum around both private-sector and country climate commitments was tremendous. However, as a nearly lifelong Dallas-ite, I’ll also point out that until those ripples ext...

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