Problem

Environmental impacts from cement production

Other Names:
Environmental impacts from lime production
Incidence:
Various studies have shown that some 8 to 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions (particularly carbon dioxide) are a consequence of construction activities, of which some 3 percent is related to chemical reactions taking place in the cement and lime industries.
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST