• Sustainable cement: the simple switch that could massively cut global carbon emissions

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      Lucy Straker

      IFRF Administration & Communication Coordinator

In this article Brant Walkley from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, at the University of Sheffield, discusses the possibility of overhauling the cement industry in order to protect the damage on the environment. He says:

“Interestingly, Earth Overshoot Day in 2020 is almost exactly two years since Greta Thunberg initiated the first school strike for the climate. Over the past two years, she has inspired millions of people to fight for climate justice and a better future, and the European parliament declared a “climate and environmental emergency”.

“At the same time, over those two years humans have emitted more than 80 billion tonnes of CO₂, and Earth has experienced the second hottest year on record. Despite the heightened awareness of the climate crisis, it is clear that much more needs to be done.”

Read his full article here.