Future Forward: The Future of Buildings

By The Climate Pledge | April 4, 2023

“We live on an island; will this island even be here?” asks Jennifer Wagner (CarbonCure Technologies) about the future of Prince Edward Island, a Canadian province her family has called home for decades. Motivated by the desire to build a better future for her children, Wagner joined CarbonCure, a fast-growing climate tech startup on a mission to accelerate the decarbonization of the concrete industry. With the growth of urban areas and surging demand for concrete — its key ingredient, cement, is responsible for an estimated 7% of carbon emissions. CarbonCure aims to turn this concrete challenge into a climate solution. Directed by Samia Khan-Bambrah.

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Future of Buildings

Future of Water

Future of Forests

Future of Farming

Future of Transportation

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