June 23. 2024. 12:42

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The challenge of decarbonising Europe’s largest buildings


Europe is packed with landmarks such as historical buildings, business towers, or sport stadiums. As Europe aims to reach net-zero emissions by mid-century, decarbonising large buildings is both a huge challenge and an opportunity.

The European Union is in the process of decarbonising its building stock, which emits more than a third of the bloc’s greenhouse gases and uses about as much energy.

In this special report, EURACTIV looks at the challenge and opportunities linked to the decarbonisation of large buildings.

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