Press releases

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  • Decarbonising the global steel and cement sectors calls for more than zero carbon fuels—now

    18/10/2017

    Deploying current technologies to decarbonise the steel and cement industries is likely not sufficient to meet the Paris Agreement’s 1.5˚C limit, according to a new Climate Action Tracker (CAT) study released today.

    The steel and cement industries both have large emissions profiles. In 2015, around five percent of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions came from the steel industry—accounting for around 2.8 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent (GtCO2e) per year.  Cement-related emissions have nearly doubled...



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