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Building a Future with Cement and Concrete: Adapting to Climate Change by Planning Sustainable Construction

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Concrete products can help combat and prevent the detrimental consequences of climate change by protecting people, property and the environment. Being a robust and versatile material, concrete can provide the level of climate proofing that will become mandatory as national building codes are revised to cope with more extreme weather events. In this report the ways in which concrete can help adapt to climate change are highlighted.