Carbon-reduction measures – cutting through the pushback

Author: Eleana Savvidi

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4 January 2022

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Carbon-reduction measures – cutting through the pushback

Carbon-reduction measures – cutting through the pushback
The Structural Engineer
Author

Eleana Savvidi

Date published

4 January 2022

Author

Eleana Savvidi

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

Buy Now

Eleana Savvidi laments the resistance that engineers can face when proposing lower-carbon solutions, but urges members to stand firm against misguided pushback.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
1
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Climate change Opinion Carbon Issue 1

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