IEA: The G7 can and must lead on decarbonising heavy industry

Michael Holder
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Steel production is responsible for around eight per cent of direct emissions from global fossil fuel use
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Steel production is responsible for around eight per cent of direct emissions from global fossil fuel use

International Energy Agency argues UK, USA and EU and others have the 'economic heft, technology leadership and international alliances' to pioneer the development of low carbon industrial hubs

G7 nations such as the UK, the US, and Germany must urgently carve out a leading role in the decarbonisation of heavy industries such as steel, cement and chemical manufacturing, according to the International...

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