No longer hard-to-abate? Why experts are saying steel sector decarbonisation could be easier than expected

Cecilia Keating
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A mill in Newport owned by Liberty Steel | Credit: Liberty Steel

A mill in Newport owned by Liberty Steel | Credit: Liberty Steel

Exclusive: First-of-its-kind report into steel and iron sector decarbonisation concludes net zero by 2050 is entirely possible for the industry

The iron and steel sector has long been placed among a raft of industries deemed 'hard-to-abate' - in other words, heavy industries that are notoriously difficult, expensive, and perhaps even impossible...

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