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May 2021

Join us May 17-19 to explore the equity and social justice impacts of a transition to clean energy sources, materials, and processes.

Just Transition: Upstream and Downstream Impacts of Decarbonization

May 17 @ 9:00 am - May 19 @ 6:00 pm

AEC professionals are working on design and policy changes to rapidly eliminate carbon emissions from our built environment. What are the upstream and downstream impacts of these changes on jobs, housing affordability, health and communities? What additional considerations and voices should be brought into our decision-making processes? How can we push aggressively towards our climate goals while simultaneously supporting the call for justice and human rights that 2020 has reminded us to answer? Considering the transitions toward 1) the electrification…

Join us for Carlton Eley's Driving Equity Now, the closing keynote of AIA Seattle's 2021 (Virtual) Climate Leadership Summit.

Driving Equity Now | Just Transition: Upstream and Downstream Impacts of Decarbonization

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

AIA Seattle presents Just Transition: Upstream and Downstream Impacts of Decarbonization. Join us online, May 17-19, 2021 for AIA Seattle’s 2021 (Virtual) Climate Leadership Summit exploring the equity and social justice impacts of a transition to clean energy sources, materials, and processes. The Summit will conclude with keynote Carlton Eley’s presentation Driving Equity Now. Researchers and advocates; stewards of the built environment; and proponents for sustainability are coming to realize that finding creative ways to encourage equitable development does not…

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