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COP28 side event: Carbon sponge city - Why cities can help solve our climate problems

01 December 2023 13:00 - 13:45
Finland Pavilion (COP28 blue zone) United Arab Emirates

Can cities of the future become major carbon sponges while still being the economic powerhouses?  If they are built with highly energy efficient building materials with a low carbon footprint, such as wood – they could but at what stakes. 

Featuring experts from around the world, this event invites to discuss how these materials could allow cities significantly increase the carbon stock in their built environment.

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