Marcello Rossi writes in Mother Jones on the race to produce sustainable steel.
- Steel making is one of the largest sources of industrial emissions, accounting for 7 to 11% of global greenhouse gas emissions each year.
- Innovators are racing to produce carbon free cement and early results are looking promising.
- One such company is Boston Metals, which uses electricity to separate iron from ore in the steel making process, which they say eliminates the material’s carbon emissions.
- Producing carbon free steel is needed to reduce our environmental footprint and will best be achieved by empowering the private sector.
Read the full article here.