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Replacing Cement with Geopolymers May Cut Emissions

Posted January 27, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Cement production is responsible for more than 5% of global yearly CO2 release, university researchers say. Substituting geopolymers for cement could lead to reductions in atmospheric carbon dioxide. These materials also may be more resistant than cement to high temperatures and chemicals.


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Re: Replacing Cement with Geopolymers May Cut Emissions

01/29/2017 9:37 PM

Cement production is responsible for more than 5% of global human yearly CO2 release ...

Wrong statistical assumptions might make this seem more important than it really is but

as long as the building is still standing with the Geopolymer why not?

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01/30/2017 11:03 AM

Take it out of the ground, process it, put it back in the ground.

Guess what?? DON'T CARE.

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