Cementing the Global Net Zero Transition

Cement production accounts for around 7% of global emissions and it is the second largest global industrial emitter after steel.4 Achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement will be impossible without decarbonising sectors such as cement and yet, the carbon intensity of global cement production has only slightly decreased in recent decades, and it is significantly behind a Paris-aligned pathway.

12 Policies to Unlock Deep Decarbonisation

The decarbonisation of hard-to-abate sectors requires targeted policy support to ensure rapid emissions reduction, avoid stranded asset risks, and develop transition opportunities.

Effective policy support will help to overcome market failures and problems of inertia, increase the green asset pipeline and channel funding to transition the whole economy. Transition policy development will enable countries to develop new green industries, conserve their natural resources, and ensure sustainable growth. 

ガス火力発電の隠れた排出量 - True Story of Methane in Japanese