By Eric Worrall – Re-Blogged From WUWT
Steel makers are eager to keep us informed of their efforts to find less carbon intensive ways to produce steel, though they worry production costs will have to rise.
Cleaning up steel is key to tackling climate change
Technology to make grey metal green will not be rolled out commercially until 2030s
Globally, steel is responsible for 7 per cent to 9 per cent of all direct emissions from fossil fuels, with each tonne produced resulting in an average 1.83 tonnes of CO2, according to the World Steel Association.
And as the world’s population grows, demand is only predicted to increase.