Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1675–1710, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1675-2019
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1675–1710, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1675-2019

Review article 20 Nov 2019

Review article | 20 Nov 2019

Global CO2 emissions from cement production, 1928–2018

Robbie M. Andrew

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Global production of cement has grown very rapidly in recent years, and, after fossil fuels and land-use change, it is the third-largest source of society's emissions of carbon dioxide. This paper draws on a large variety of available datasets, prioritising official data and emission factors, to produce both global and country-level estimates of these process emissions from cement production.