Buildings are a top source of carbon pollution—both globally and in Minnesota—contributing 40 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. And while Minnesota’s electricity and transportation sectors are getting cleaner, pollution from buildings is increasing every year.
Buildings are for people and our bodies. And the only way to make carbon-free buildings just and equitable is to make them for every type of body.
The Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition’s Federal Policy Working Group Submits Comments to EPA’s Environmental and Climate Justice Program
Check out how we’re cracking the code for sustainable buildings in Minnesota and beyond with this explainer blog.
Pollution from buildings continues to grow every year. Here’s how Fresh Energy is working to change and create buildings for a healthy future.
As our electricity grows cleaner, we must invest in deep decarbonization, or electrification, of our residential multifamily buildings—a move good for under-resourced households and Minnesota’s climate goals.