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RIBA president and UK Green Building Council back September climate strike

12 August 2019

Sparked by the lone protest of Greta Thunberg, global climate strikes are planned for 20th September and 27th September. Walk outs on school and work places aim to serve as a call for action to address climate change.  

Ben Derbyshire, president of the RIBA, says, "‘If members can, I encourage them to do so. The RIBA continues to guide and support the profession – as architects we all have a significant role to play in addressing climate change. We must urgently engage with our clients and in our practices to identify action to reduce carbon emissions."

 

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