American Univesity of Beirut

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


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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