And we thought plastic was our biggest problem
How did we miss this behemoth?
If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest CO2 emitter in the world with up to 2.8bn tonnes, surpassed only by China and the US.
Buildings cause emission in 2 ways- operational carbon and embodied carbon.
Operational carbon is generated by energy used to operate the building while embodied carbon is the emission generated by the…