Green building: Can mushrooms help?
The construction industry is responsible for 11% of the world’s man-made CO2 emissions—due to its reliance on concrete and steel. What alternative materials could be used in the future?
Film supported by @Infosys
00:00 – What are some sustainable alternatives?
00:31 – Why is construction bad for the environment?
01:08 – The problem with concrete
02:00 – Promising alternatives to concrete
03:07 – Can mushrooms help construct buildings?
04:09 – The impact of sustainable design
06:26 – Meeting the demand of emerging economies
Read more about the efforts to make the construction industry greener: https://econ.st/33wjuHr
Source: The Economist