The difficult path to Climate Neutrality
08-17, 17:30–18:15 (Europe/Berlin), Bits & Bäume
Language: English

Stopping global heating does not just mean building solar panels and wind turbines, and switching to electric vehicles. Many industrial processes have carbon emissions that cannot be avoided with today's technology.

Producing cement, steel, glass, plastics, aluminium, and many other products will require new production processes. In the talk, I will discuss some of these examples and the huge challenges that come with these changes.

Some background info from the speaker about this and similar topics:

Industry Decarbonization Newsletter

Decarbonize Everything Youtube Channel

Von elektrischen Crackern und grünen Olefinen (

Wie die Glasindustrie vom Erdgas abhängt (

See also: Slides (3.0 MB)

Hanno is a freelance Journalist with a focus on climate, energy, and IT security. He has previously given talks at CCC events about a variety of topics. He writes a regular newsletter about industrial decarbonization and the lesser known challenges of climate mitigation.