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The race to produce green steel

In order to reduce its carbon footprint, the steel industry is testing new technologies that don’t rely on fossil fuels. Boston Metal, a company that spun out a decade ago from MIT, hopes will dramatically reshape the way the alloy has been made for centuries. By using electricity to separate iron from its ore, the firm claims it can make steel without releasing carbon dioxide, offering a path to cleaning up one of the world’s worst industries for greenhouse gas emissions. Read more at UNDARK: https://undark.org/2022/05/11/the-race-to-produce-green-steel/

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