Decarbonizing the industrial sector has long been challenging due to the number of different subsectors and the variety of emissions sources. This is the first post in a series that will break down the complexities of industrial emissions by walking through the top four industrial subsectors and how we can decarbonize them. First up, decarbonizing our concrete landscape.
On April 18, 2022, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released Michigan’s Healthy Climate Plan for midcentury decarbonization. In January of this year, the Council released an early iteration of the plan for public input. In response, I3 submitted comments commending key provisions to future proof Michigan’s local industry, calling for additional action in line with the Energy Intensive Industries Work Group recommendations, which provided the basis for the plan’s decarbonization strategies for industry.