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Climate change has been called an existential threat to humanity. Climate crises have been declared around the world. Nations, states, organisations, and assets are all committing to a pathway to net zero. But what does this all mean and why is it important?

This course introduces climate change and its local and global implications. It provides key definitions, whilst introducing the global policy landscape and pathways towards net-zero carbon. The course answers the following questions:

  • What are the wide-ranging consequences of climate change?
  • What are the commitments being made around reducing its impact?
  • What exactly is ‘net-zero’? How is it achieved?
  • How can asset owners and operators work towards this?

After completing the course learners will be able to:

  • Define key terms relating to climate change, whole-life carbon and net-zero carbon.
  • Understand the global impacts of climate change and some of the commitments being made to combat this.
  • Understand the impact of the built environment on global emissions, and the importance this sector can play towards a net-zero carbon future.
  • Realise where carbon emissions can be minimised in the built environment through design, retrofit, and optimisation of assets.
  • Discover tools and frameworks which work towards a net-zero carbon future.

At a Glance

2 hours online

This course is open to anyone who works in the built environment or infrastructure and is passionate about sustainability. It will give you the overview knowledge to start making positive change.

This course consists of approximately 2 hours of online training and interactive tests. It covers the following content:

  • What is climate change?
  • Global policies on climate change.
  • The definitions of ‘zero’ and ‘net zero’ carbon.
  • Types of carbon offsets, and how they contribute towards net zero.
  • Carbon and the built environment.
  • Strategies and frameworks towards net-zero carbon.

Book your online course now:

£150.00 + VAT

Book Net Zero Carbon Foundations now - simply fill out your details:

Why train with BRE?

BRE has been the leading force in building performance and standards development for the built environment for over 100 years. We’re always innovating. Our in-house experts work with governments, academia and the world’s largest consultancies to create a more sustainable built environment and realise our vision of building a better world together. Our dedicated Academy facility is at the heart of the BRE campus and has welcomed thousands of learners. Train with the experts.


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