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Decarbonizing Concrete - ClimateWorks Foundation

2021-3-15  Decarbonizing Concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India, and China. Industrial Sustainability Analysis Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Acknowledgements and Disclaimer The authors gratefully acknowledge funding from the ClimateWorks Foundation. The computations in

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Report: Decarbonizing concrete - ClimateWorks

2021-3-16  A new report by Northwestern University and supported by ClimateWorks Foundation,“Decarbonizing concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India, and China,” shows in greater detail than ever before that there are multiple pathways that get the cement and concrete industry to net-zero emissions by midcentury.

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Report ID’s pathways for zero-emission cement and

2021-3-16  The report, Decarbonizing Concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India, and China, shows in greater detail than ever before multiple ways to drive the cement industry toward net-zero emissions by mid-century, including production-side mitigation measures, research and development, and demand reduction by increasing the use of lean

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Decarbonising concrete report released - CemNet

2021-3-22  ClimateWorks Foundation in collaboration with Northwestern University has announced new research for reducing emissions in concrete. The report entitled 'Decarbonizing Concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States and China' shows in greater detail than ever before multiple ways to drive the cement

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Achieving a sustainable U.S. infrastructure bill: New ...

2021-3-16  The new report, “Decarbonizing concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India, and China,” shows in greater detail than ever before that there are multiple pathways to get the cement and concrete industry to net-zero emissions by midcentury by ramping up conventional mitigation approaches, increasing research and development, and reducing demand through measures like lean construction and substituting engineered timber building materials for concrete.

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New blueprint for zero-emission cement and concrete

2021-3-16  Northwestern University researchers, in partnership with ClimateWorks Foundation, have developed a new blueprint for reducing carbon emissions in concrete, the world’s most-used building material. The report, “ Decarbonizing Concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India and China ,” was published today (March 16) on ClimateWorks’

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Deep Decarbonization Roadmap for the Cement and

The goal of this study supported by the ClimateWorks Foundation is to develop a roadmap for decarbonization of California’s cement and concrete production. In this study, we develop scenarios up to 2040 to analyze different decarbonization levers that can help to reduce CO2 emissions of cement and concrete production in California.

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Carbon-sucking concrete is capturing attention and

2021-5-6  The traditional process of making concrete accounts for nearly 10 percent of all global carbon dioxide emissions, while the U.S., China and India accounting for the largest portion of that footprint, according to a report about potential decarbonization solutions for the sector published by ClimateWorks Foundation. The focus on concrete is particularly timely, given the trillions of dollars that could be

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Week in Tech: A Plan for Sustainable Concrete

2021-4-9  In the report "Decarbonizing Concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India and China," the researchers, in collaboration with San Francisco–based ClimateWorks Foundation, outline the full life cycle of cement and concrete, pinpointing "key decarbonization levers and opportunities," according to a Northwestern press release. “One clear

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Industrial Decarbonization in California

2021-6-8  California can be a world leader in decarbonizing the industrial sector. We will need a comprehensive approach that includes both reducing direct emissions from our facilities and embodied emissions from our consumption. Success will require all stakeholders, including civil society, researchers, businesses, government, and citizens. 13

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Deep Decarbonization Roadmap for the Cement and

The goal of this study supported by the ClimateWorks Foundation is to develop a roadmap for decarbonization of California’s cement and concrete production. In this study, we develop scenarios up to 2040 to analyze different decarbonization levers that can help to reduce CO2 emissions of cement and concrete production in California.

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Carbon-sucking concrete is capturing attention and

2021-5-6  Carbon-sequestering concrete is having a moment. In mid-April, two climate-tech startups focused on decarbonizing the world’s most widely used construction material, CarbonCure Technologies and UCLA CarbonBuilt, split the top prize in the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition.Each will receive $7.5 million to further the development and commercialization of their

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Carbon-sucking concrete is capturing attention and

Carbon-sequestering concrete is having a moment. In mid-April, two climate-tech startups focused on decarbonizing the world’s most widely used construction material, CarbonCure Technologies and UCLA CarbonBuilt, split the top prize in the $20m NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition. Each will receive $7.5m to further the development and ...

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Industrial Decarbonization in California

2021-6-8  California can be a world leader in decarbonizing the industrial sector. We will need a comprehensive approach that includes both reducing direct emissions from our facilities and embodied emissions from our consumption. Success will require all stakeholders, including civil society, researchers, businesses, government, and citizens. 13

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New ClimateWorks report available: Decarbonizing concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India, and China; New blog about our Decarbonizing Concrete report; New web tool launched: IMAGINE Concrete

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Editor's pick: Decarbonizing cities – how to harmonize ...

2021-1-14  The technologies, digital tools and data analytics capabilities to enable this efficient urban system already exist, as do concrete examples of such an integrated approach. Therefore, integration and collaboration of systems and stakeholders are the fundamental drivers to accelerate and scale the transition in cities.

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Profitably Decarbonizing Heavy Transport and

2021-7-29  Profitably Decarbonizing Heavy Transport and Industrial Heat. To avoid the worst risks of runaway climate change, the world must cut global greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 and to about zero by 2050. About 35% of these emissions comes from heavy transport, such as from trucks, ships, airplanes, trains and buses, and from industrial heat ...

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Technologies and policies to decarbonize global

2020-5-15  Fully decarbonizing global industry is essential to achieving climate stabilization, and reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050–2070 is necessary to limit global warming to 2 °C. This paper assembles and evaluates technical and policy interventions, both on the supply side and on the demand side.

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Online Event: Decarbonizing Heavy Industry Center

2020-7-29  Sarah Ladislaw: Hi. Good morning and good evening, depending on where you’re watching from. My name is Sarah Ladislaw. I am the senior vice president and director of the Energy Security and Climate Change Program at CSIS. We’re delighted to have all of you here with us today for our conversation on “Decarbonizing Heavy Industry.” This is the fourth session in a series that

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State of Climate Action World Resources Institute

2021-6-7  In addition, despite this growth in commitment, cities are still slow to translate their intentions into concrete plans and actions. For example, of the 115 cities that have committed, through the C40 (2020) initiative, to develop climate action plans compatible with the Paris Agreement, only 12

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Deep Decarbonization Roadmap for the Cement and

The goal of this study supported by the ClimateWorks Foundation is to develop a roadmap for decarbonization of California’s cement and concrete production. In this study, we develop scenarios up to 2040 to analyze different decarbonization levers that can help to reduce CO2 emissions of cement and concrete production in California.

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Carbon-sucking concrete - GreenBiz

2021-5-5  Carbon-sequestering concrete is having a moment. In mid-April, two climate-tech startups focused on decarbonizing the world’s most widely used construction material, CarbonCure Technologies and UCLA CarbonBuilt, split the top prize in the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition.Each will receive $7.5 million to further the development and commercialization of their

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Carbon-sucking concrete is capturing attention and

Carbon-sequestering concrete is having a moment. In mid-April, two climate-tech startups focused on decarbonizing the world’s most widely used construction material, CarbonCure Technologies and UCLA CarbonBuilt, split the top prize in the $20m NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition. Each will receive $7.5m to further the development and ...

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Cement News tagged : climate change - Page 1 of 3

2020-12-23  ClimateWorks Foundation in collaboration with Northwestern University has announced new research for reducing emissions in concrete. The report entitled 'Decarbonizing Concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States and China' shows in greater detail than ever before multiple ways to drive the ...

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2021: Program in Environmental Policy and Culture ...

The report, “Decarbonizing Concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India and China,” was published today March 16 on ClimateWorks’ website. It highlights multiple ways — including production-size mitigation measures and demand reduction by use of lean construction and sustainable ...

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Personal website of Zhi Cao Zhi Cao University of

New ClimateWorks report available: Decarbonizing concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India, and China; New blog about our Decarbonizing Concrete report; New web tool launched: IMAGINE Concrete

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Editor's pick: Decarbonizing cities – how to harmonize ...

2021-1-14  The technologies, digital tools and data analytics capabilities to enable this efficient urban system already exist, as do concrete examples of such an integrated approach. Therefore, integration and collaboration of systems and stakeholders are the fundamental drivers to accelerate and scale the transition in cities.

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Profitably Decarbonizing Heavy Transport and

2021-7-29  Profitably Decarbonizing Heavy Transport and Industrial Heat. To avoid the worst risks of runaway climate change, the world must cut global greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 and to about zero by 2050. About 35% of these emissions comes from heavy transport, such as from trucks, ships, airplanes, trains and buses, and from industrial heat ...

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Technologies and policies to decarbonize global

2020-5-15  Fully decarbonizing global industry is essential to achieving climate stabilization, and reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050–2070 is necessary to limit global warming to 2 °C. This paper assembles and evaluates technical and policy interventions, both on the supply side and on the demand side.

Get price

Online Event: Decarbonizing Heavy Industry Center

2020-7-29  Sarah Ladislaw: Hi. Good morning and good evening, depending on where you’re watching from. My name is Sarah Ladislaw. I am the senior vice president and director of the Energy Security and Climate Change Program at CSIS. We’re delighted to have all of you here with us today for our conversation on “Decarbonizing Heavy Industry.” This is the fourth session in a series that

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