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Carbon-Negative Replacement For Cement Traps CO2 During Manufacturing

Carbon-Negative Replacement For Cement Traps CO2 During Manufacturing

By Stephen Edelstein 581 views Apr 21, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter You may be aware of your car's carbon footprint, but what about the emissions related to the concrete structures it drives over? The Portland cement that acts as the glue in concrete is actually a major source of carbon emissions, due to the intense heat required to manufacture it. Wouldn't it be great if it could be replaced with a material that is not only greener to produce, but could absorb carbon from the air? DON'T MISS: Coal Power Plant That Can Capture Carbon To Open In Mid-2016 That's the claim behind an experimental cement alternative called Ferrock , which came into being completely by accident, according to a recent PBS report. Inventor David Stone said he stumbled upon what would become Ferrock while working on a Ph.D. in environmental chemistry at the University of Ari...

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