Articles by: John

Karen Scrivener appointed to United Nations SDG group

Karen Scrivener has been selected by the United Nations Secretary-General for the Group of Ten High-level Representatives of Civil Society, Private Sector and Scientific Community to Promote Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (10-Member Group). The 10-Member Group forms part of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM), which […]

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Concrete – a game changer in climate technology

Tough stuff – that suits her. Karen Scrivener is a renowned expert on the world’s most widely used building materials: concrete and cement. But cement as a binding agent has fallen into disrepute as a “climate killer”. The professor disagrees. The head of the Laboratory for Building Materials at EPFL’s […]

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