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Turning CO2 Emissions Into New Buildings

Adele Peters

A new factory at an Australian university is going to test the idea of making bricks out of CO2 emissions. Carbon capture and storage isn't a new idea, but most plans call for putting it underground; this design will make it into a usable product for new construction. Not as good as reducing carbon emissions in the first place, but an interesting way to deal with emissions we can't avoid...

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Wondering how that affects the sustainability of the buildings built with the bricks? Is it just like recycling where it may not matter? Wish I knew more science to understand emissions.