MCP Energy & Construction Resources
Cement and Related Issues
A Concrete Idea to Reduce Carbon Emissions (Ted Talk , Oct 2020) Concrete is the second most-used substance on Earth (behind water), and it’s responsible for eight percent of the world’s carbon footprint. Cement researcher Karen Scrivener shares the research behind a pioneering new kind of cement known as LC3, which could slash carbon emissions from this crucial building material by 40 percent, if adopted at scale.
Information Related to Key Questions
Key Question 1: What are the Global and US energy sources and Trends?
O2 Arena to install mini wind turbines that can harness even a breeze (March 11, 2021) by Jillian Ambrose, The Guardian
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy (August 12, 2019)
Key Question 2: How is energy used in the home and how can we increase efficiency to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions?
Key Question 3: What is the Greenhouse Gas inventory and what does it show for Oregon and the Rogue Valley?
Key Question 4: What is the Cool Climate GHG Footprint calculator and how can we use it to reduce our individual GHG emissions?