How Denmark’s industry cut emissions and boosted productivity

SourceWorld Economic Forum
SectorIndustrial
CountryGCC

The manufacturing industry can cut emissions at the same time as improving productivity. Energy efficiency, electrification, green transport, and a shift to biogas can take the industry towards net-zero. A carbon tax is an important policy tool to accelerate the journey towards net-zero. The COVID-19 pandemic has made dark clouds gather all over the world, resulting in health and economic crises for countries, companies and communities. We cannot over-emphasize the severity of this. And here-and-now action is needed. Paradoxically, the dark clouds of COVID-19 have also resulted in clear skies many places, as the pandemic has forced lockdowns upon societies and industries all over the world, cutting carbon emissions as a small, positive side-effect. Currently, I’m thinking about how to make the skies stay clear, without the ...read more...