Due to the scale of pollution generated by the sector, cleaning up the construction industry will be one of the key problems for EU policy over the next decade. Politicians and industry experts believe that they are able to swallow their pride and get to work.
Embodied coal, including construction materials such as steel and concrete, create 11% of global emissions. That's some 3,000 million tons of CO2 a year.
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