Down like a ton of bricks

Down like a ton of bricks

Further to your report on a possible carbon tax on bricks (News December 10) the EU should realise that while brick-making might require upfront energy consumption, bricks can last absolutely indefinitely – think Babylon stepped ziggurats. Compare that to steel and other thin sheet materials used for cladding, which can ...

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