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'Green' Concrete Could Reduce CO2

Date : 8th February 2007, Source : Discovery News



Five to 10 percent of the world's total CO2 emissions come, not from automobiles or forest fires, but from manufacturing cement. The global warming gas is released when limestone and clays are crushed and heated to high temperatures. But a new understanding about the fundamental properties of nano-sized particles in concrete could put an end to burning.

http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2007/02/07/greenconcrete_tec.html?category=technology&guid=20070207093000





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