American Univesity of Beirut

Yaser Abunnasr speaks at Middle East and Africa Green Building Congress 2021

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Dr. Abunnasr was invited by the World Green Building Council to speak at The 2021 Middle East and Africa Green Building Congress, held virtually March 22-23, 2021. Dr. Abunnasr participated in the panel session: Fostering collective climate action and city resilience, focused on cities and human settlements facing major climate-related challenges. 

The two-day virtual business forum highlighted ways to ensure that buildings and landscapes provide a high quality of life that minimizes negative impacts on the environment while maximizing economic benefits, especially in light of COVID-19 Pandemic health and wellbeing protocols.

Questions addressed included: What type of climate action can be made on a city scale; How can our cities foster resilience to adapt to the repercussions of climate change? ​

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