While the environmental emergency is endangering the entire planet, its impacts are not equally shared but are far more threatening to poor nations globally and to marginalized communities in the U.S. In a series of articles, RECORD explores these severe problems­—and potential solutions—focusing on inequities in shelter, flood resilience, the peril of extreme heat, and public policy.

Continuing Education

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To earn one AIA learning unit (LU), including one hour of health, safety, and welfare (HSW) credit, read the articles above, and then complete the quiz. Upon passing the test, you will receive a certificate of completion, and your credit will be automatically reported to the AIA. Additional information regarding credit-reporting and continuing-education requirements can be found at continuingeducation.bnpmedia.com.

  1. Discuss how climate change disproportionately affects disadvantaged communities.
  2. Describe low-carbon solutions addressing the global housing crisis.
  3. Outline policy initiatives that encompass building decarbonization and social justice.
  4. Discuss worldwide trends in electricity generation.

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