A major editorial series about carbon, exploring how this miracle material could be removed from the atmosphere and put to use on earth. For an explanation of carbon-related terminology, read the Dezeen guide to carbon.
The shift to remote working from suburbs and the countryside due to the Covid-19 pandemic could lead to a huge rise in carbon emissions, according to Taylor Francis of decarbonisation platform Watershed. More
Environmental certification schemes for buildings overlook embodied carbon and encourage architects to add unnecessary "systems and gizmos" to achieve high ratings, according to architect Andrew Waugh. More
A group of UK architects, developers and contractors have called for compulsory whole-life carbon assessments of buildings in a bid to tackle "hidden" emissions caused by construction supply chains. More
Turning the USA into a net-zero carbon economy could involve covering a landmass equivalent to seven states in geoengineering infrastructure, according to environmental social scientist Holly Jean Buck. More
The closure of Sweden's biggest cement factory on environmental grounds could cause up to 400,000 job losses and wipe out the country's GDP growth, according to an alliance of construction bodies. More
The UK Green Building Council is calling for projects and installations that propose solutions to the built environment's carbon emissions in a virtual pavilion that will coincide with November's COP26 climate conference. More
We're four weeks into our exploration of how to remove carbon from the atmosphere and put it to use on earth and we've hit 350,000 page views! Here are the 10 most popular stories so far. More