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Green steel: Can we make steel without CO2 emissions?

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The steelmaking industry is currently responsible for about 7% of the global CO2 emissions. To keep up with the ever-growing renewables installations that require steel, we're going to need to start decarbonising the steelmaking processes. This video explains the traditional steelmaking process, where CO2 emissions come from, and alternatives for getting from iron ore to steel.

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