The American Institute of Architects (AIA) issued the following statement today following President Biden rejoining the Paris Agreement.

“We are deeply encouraged by this Administration’s swift and decisive action on climate change,” said AIA 2021 President Peter Exley, FAIA. “Re-establishing the United States’ commitment to the Paris climate accord sends a strong message to our nation and the world that we will pursue meaningful changes that can save our planet. As architects, we stand ready to play a significant role in achieving climate goals for the built environment and to working with the Administration and Congress toward that end.”

Visit AIA’s website to learn more about its commitment to driving climate action and reducing carbon emissions in the built environment, which account for 40 percent of greenhouse gases.