Oct 13, 2022

World’s first carbon-eating concrete blocks are weeks away from commercial use

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A key ingredient in concrete has always been cement, the production of which accounts for around 8 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. While it may be tempting to think we are living in the age of plastic—after all, we have generated around 8 billion tonnes of plastic over the past 60 years and it turns out that the cement sector produces more than 30 billion tonnes of concrete each year.

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