“Green” building retrofits or new construction can protect the Asian real estate sector from increasing environmental risks emerging in the region, according to a new report released by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and HSBC’s Climate Change Centre of Excellence.
WHAT:The World Resources Institute (WRI) and HSBC’s Climate Change Centre of Excellence will hold a Tele-press conference to discuss three new reports analyzing the environmental risks facing the electricity, food & beverage and building sectors in South Asia.
Jonathan Lash, president of the World Resources Institute (WRI), will brief journalists on January 7 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on upcoming environmental issues in 2010, including climate, business action, water, forests and more.
China Prime Minister Wen Jiabao today announced his country’s plan to cut carbon-emissions intensity 40 to 45 percent by 2020 compared to 2005 levels. The details will be presented at the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen, Denmark early next month.