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What is green steel and why does the world need more of it?

Green steel is the manufacturing of steel without the use of fossil fuels. Image: Unsplash/Bryan Goff

Stefan Ellerbeck

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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CO2 emissions from heavy industries can be reduced with green practices like manufacturing green steel.
CO2 emissions from heavy industries can be reduced with green practices like manufacturing green steel. Image: IEA

The real roadblock for green steel is simply the availability of low-carbon hydrogen. Blue and green hydrogen can help reduce or eliminate CO2 emissions.
The real roadblock for green steel is simply the availability of low-carbon hydrogen. Blue and green hydrogen can help reduce or eliminate CO2 emissions. Image: Gasunie

Chart showing which countries produce the most steel.
China produces more steel than the rest of the world combined. Image: World Steel

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