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A New Industrial Revolution for a Livable Climate


A New Industrial Revolution for a Livable Climate

U.S. industries account for 30 percent of national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while the industrial sector globally accounts for 40 percent of all GHG emissions. Switching to renewable energy addresses only a fraction of industrial emissions. However, there are technologies and approaches ready to reduce emissions from industry, and innovations that could fully decarbonize the sector.

U.S. industries account for 30% of national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while the industrial sector globally accounts for 40% of all GHG emissions. Switching to renewable energy addresses only a fraction of industrial emissions. However, there are technologies and approaches ready now to reduce emissions from industry, and innovations that could fully decarbonize the sector.

The above excerpt was originally published by WRI. Click here to view the full article.

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