This article is part of our special series "The Tough Stuff: Decarbonizing steel, cement and chemicals." Read more.

Video: How the US can decarbonize steel, cement and chemicals

Watch a discussion about efforts to decarbonize these heavy-emitting but necessary industries.
  • Link copied to clipboard

This webinar brought together experts on the world’s three highest-emitting industries — steel, cement and chemicals — to explore why these sectors are so difficult to decarbonize and what types of policy solutions and technical innovations are needed to curb emissions from producing these essential materials.


  • Vanessa Z. Chan, Chief Commercialization Officer, Director, Office of Technology Transitions, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Chathurika Gamage, Principal, Climate-Aligned Industries, RMI
  • Selene Law, Senior Associate, Lead Energy & Power, Cleantech Group
  • Hilary Lewis, Steel Director, Industrious Labs 

This panel was moderated by Canary Media’s Maria Gallucci and was part of our special series The Tough Stuff: Decarbonizing steel, cement and chemicals.”

Subscribe to receive Canary's latest news