In the Scale of Carbon

 

In the Scale of Carbon.

As a measure of sustainability, buildings, materials and processes are commonly judged by their ‘embodied carbon’ – the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) that is produced during their operation or manufacture. CO2 accounts for 76% of all greenhouse gas emissions making it the primary contributor towards climate change, but, by its nature, quantities of this colourless gas remain frustratingly intangible.

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