The steel sector, which is accountable for an estimated 7-9 per cent of global carbon emissions, has set its sights on decarbonisation, having already reached its first technological breakthrough. While greening this high-carbon-intensity commodity is no easy feat, its progress could provide a blueprint for other comparable commodities.
Category Archive: Energy and Climate Change
ARTICLE: Raconteur/The Times – How Europe’s new carbon adjustment mechanism will impact global infrastructure
The transitional phase of a radical new carbon emissions policy will begin in the European Union next year with major impacts expected for infrastructure, both inside and outside the bloc. What should firms expect?
Building an offshore grid in the North Sea can boost Europe’s energy independence, while lowering costs and reducing the environmental impact. But it won’t be easy
Can the wind power sector be seen as green if huge amounts of plastic from defunct wind turbines […]
INTERVIEW: Raconteur/ The Times – Compassionate CEO: Paul Polman on repaying business’s debt to society
Unilever’s former boss wants to transform the private sector by persuading all corporate leaders to create purpose-driven enterprises. […]
The restoration of a 40-year-old uranium mine located in unique ecology in the Northern Territory of Australia gives […]
FEATURE: Future Power Technology – Something in the water: controversy courts the Fukushima clean-up
The Japanese government has announced plans to release more than a million tonnes of water from the Fukushima […]
As the goal to reach net zero in the UK rapidly approaches, we examine Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan […]
FEATURE: Future Power Technology – Carbon inequality: redressing the balance for universal sustainable energy access
Around 13% of the global population don’t have access to energy for their basic needs. Meanwhile, high energy […]
The UK’s climate policy is intimately aligned with that of the EU. How will the country’s political departure […]