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November 13, 2017
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Taking concrete steps toward lower carbon dioxide emissions

The hardest thing about concrete just might be the problem of how to make the ubiquitous building material in an environmentally friendly manner. Recent laboratory results at Princeton University indicate that the challenge of making greener concrete may eventually be … Continue reading

June 24, 2013
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Roman Seawater Concrete Holds the Secret to Cutting Carbon Emissions

Berkeley Lab scientists and their colleagues have discovered the properties that made ancient Roman concrete sustainable and durable The chemical secrets of a concrete Roman breakwater that has spent the last 2,000 years submerged in the Mediterranean Sea have been … Continue reading

December 15, 2011
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Diamonds and Dust for Better Cement

Structural studies at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source could point to reduced carbon emissions and stronger cements It’s no surprise that humans the world over use more water, by volume, than any other material. But in second place, at over … Continue reading