Concrete: A Sponge for Carbon Dioxide

This Digging Deeper Podcast episode welcomes back Rick Bohan of the Portland Cement Association to explain the concept and science of concrete acting as a carbon sink.

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Rick Bohan, vice president of sustainability for the Portland Cement Association, explains the fifth link in the PCA Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality value chain: using concrete as a carbon sink. He talks to us to clear up some confusion surrounding the natural phenomena in concrete and how carbon capture technologies work. 

Find more on the PCA Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality.

This is part 4 of the "Society Needs Concrete; Concrete Needs Society" series within the Digging Deeper podcast. 

Part 1 - The first half of an overview and the genesis of the Portland Cement Association's Carbon Neutrality Roadmap.

Part 2 - The second half of the overview of the Portland Cement Association's Carbon Neutrality Roadmap. This episode gets into further detail and into what levers the cement and concrete industry can do. 

Part 3 - Discussing the Concrete and Construction links in PCA’s Carbon Neutrality value chain.

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