Steel Is A Major Climate Problem, But Can Decarbonize Rapidly In The Coming Decades

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 17:25:18 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a beached oil tanker being cut up for scrap steel, digital artSteel, like concrete, is such an integral part of our world that we rarely notice it. From wherever you are reading this, I guarantee that there is steel in your line of sight, and likely vastly more of it than you realize. Whatever device you are reading it on has steel inside of it. If […]

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Steel Is A Major Climate Problem, But We Have Proven Tools

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2023 17:35:18 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a river of hot steel being formed into ingots, digital artWe’ve already manufactured an awful lot of steel. There are hundreds of billions of tons of the stuff lying around, much of it obsolete.

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US Pipelines Contain 4 Years Of US Steel Demand, & Will Be Scrapped For It

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 17:05:36 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a rusting pipeline in America, digital artWe’ve mined enormous amounts of iron and coal in order to build infrastructure to extract, process, refine, and distribute fossil fuels, and we’re going to have lots of scrap steel to work with.

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In Bluegrass State, Nucor’s Green Steel Trumps Anti-Wokedness

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 13:35:42 +0000

green steel nucor kentuckyWoke or not, Kentucky is behind a new green steel factory that supports President Joe Biden’s goal for offshore wind development in the US.

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Ford Makes Deals To Buy Cleaner Steel

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 19:00:55 +0000

It’s tempting to think of steel as something humanity didn’t get until after the industrial revolution, but that’s only partially true. Steelmaking dates back thousands of years, and things like swords and springs were made. They probably didn’t know why the better irons they were blasting out in bloom furnaces were stronger, but instead of […]

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Buy Clean Takes Center Stage at U.S. DOT & Other Agencies

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2022 20:17:55 +0000

Both the Biden administration and Congress recognize the importance of investing big in a clean and globally competitive industrial manufacturing base. A cornerstone of that effort is leveraging the federal government’s purchasing power to buy cleaner concrete, steel, and other industrial materials to catalyze market transformation. The Biden administration has already laid vital groundwork to do […]

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How to Cut Steel Industry’s CO2 Emissions & Climate Threat

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2022 22:14:56 +0000

Hybrit hydrogen fossil free steelRMI reveals product-level carbon accounting guidance, giving corporations and steel companies the power to accelerate decarbonization of a sector contributing ~7 percent of global greenhouse gases. RMI’s Climate Intelligence has released guidance for steel companies to report and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions impact of their products, giving them a competitive advantage as the preferred suppliers to corporations with […]

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Solar Project Forges a Bright Future for Colorado Steel Mill

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 04:21:00 +0000

The Bighorn Solar farm has been called the future of renewable energy. It’s a project dedicated to providing cleaner power for a major industrial facility, while also investing in the community and

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Independent Study Validates that Steelmaking by Electric Arc Furnace Manufacturers in U.S. Produces 75% Lower Carbon Emissions

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 16:13:29 +0000

Courtesy of the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) Washington, D.C. — Steel produced by electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmakers in the U.S. has a carbon intensity that is approximately 75% lower than traditional blast furnace steelmakers. This is the finding of an independent study of steelmakers worldwide conducted by CRU Group, a global business intelligence firm specializing in […]

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