Climate jargon buster

Author: Grace Di Benedetto

Date published

1 June 2021

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Climate jargon buster

The Structural Engineer
Author

Grace Di Benedetto

Date published

1 June 2021

Author

Grace Di Benedetto

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Grace Di Benedetto presents a short glossary of key sustainability terms that engineers are likely to encounter when reading climate guidance.

Amendment

The definition of 'net zero' was amended in this article following printing of the issue to align with the Institution's Design for Zero guide. The definition in the online article therefore differs from that in the printed issue.

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PDF
Pages:
2
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Sustainability & Environment Climate change Issue 6

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