Breakthroughs with cement-based batteries could see building material act as giant battery to help run the building process

By Mathew Dickerson
Updated May 28 2021 - 4:42am, first published 4:30am
A solution to the energy crisis with buildings will be materials. Picture: Shutterstock.

When I am out riding my pushbike and a pollution-spewing vehicle passes me way too closely, the next few metres of my laboured breathing is an obvious symptom of the pollution that transport creates in our society. Transportation is responsible for approximately 29 per cent of all greenhouse gases.