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Construction significantly contributes to carbon emissions

Bengaluru, India
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Nikhil John
1 years ago

Description

Construction accounts for 11% of global energy-related CO2 emissions (from manufacturing building materials and products like steel, cement and glass) and 6% of global energy use.1

Poorly designed and constructed buildings use more energy, increase demand on energy production and contribute to global warming.2

4.4B tons of cement is produced annually. Cement production has large carbon footprint - kiln furnaces heated up to 1,500 degree Cels...

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Social Alpha

Impact

Responsible for 11% of CO2 emissions and therefore a significant contributor to global warming.

Population Affected

>100,000

Location(s)

Bengaluru, India

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Sustainable Development Goals


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