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Archive of posts tagged: Carbon emissions
Reducing Embodied Carbon is Important

Reducing Embodied Carbon is Important

A recent post raises awareness of the challenges of reducing operational carbon, while also controversially challenging the importance of embodied carbon. We rebut the arguments raised against using embodied carbon as a design metric and conclude by advocating for more research on reducing embodied carbon.