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Putting the Punk into Passive House, Part 1

Can Passive House design and construction help achieve a Solarpunk future where people can thrive? In this first video of a four-part series, Zack Semke summarizes what the scientists are telling us about climate change today and pushes back on the fifth form of climate denialism: climate doomism or, "it's too late". Join in this exploration of the climate crisis, the clean energy transition, and how buildings will play a starring role in halting climate change.

0:00 Intro to Putting the Punk into Passive House
0:32 What is Climate Science Telling Us?
5:12 5 Forms of Climate Denial
6:03 Pushing Back on Climate Doomism
11:25 Climate Resilience

Zachary Semke

Zachary Semke

Zack Semke is Director of Passive House Accelerator and a member of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps. He works to accelerate the t...

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