Brick-Making Industry Confronts Its Climate Impacts

Inter Press Service: Wearing rolled up trousers and a spattered shirt, Carlos Frías mixes mud, water and manure to prepare a row of red bricks. When the mixture is ready, the Mexican brickmaker, or "tabiquero," kneads it and pours it into a mould. His hands quickly adjust the mixture in place, and then he sprays it down with water to give it the right consistency. The rows of moulds sit in the sun undisturbed for four days until they are dry, then the pieces are placed in an oven, which has a base with an opening......

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