Karen Scrivener | TED Countdown
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.
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ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Karen Scrivener researches how to make cement and concrete more sustainable.