Thursday, 28 May, 2020

Andrew Lewis is a Seattle native and attorney with a passion for public policy and civic discourse. A former Henry M. Jackson Leadership Fellow, he currently is an assistant city attorney for the City of Seattle. You can read more of his writing at Crosscut.
It is a little known fact that one of the biggest drivers of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is the construction of new buildings. Together, cement and steel production account for 14% of global emissions, and in 2016 buildings and construction accounted for 36% of global energy...