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Grand Challenge 2 How We Make Things (9:26)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video


  1. 01:02 What are some materials that create a lot of carbon emissions when they are manufactured?
  2. 02:29 What are the three sources of greenhouse gases from manufacturing?
  3. 03:00 Why can’t we just stop making stuff, or make less stuff?
  4. 04:07 What are the Innovation Pathways for How We Make Things, besides low-carbon cement and steel?
  5. 06:52 Name two innovative practices for creating low-carbon cement.
  6. 08:02 What are some obstacles to the widespread use of low-carbon cement?