Plans, policies and actions have been put together by energy intensive sectors, after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, that outline the aims they have for reducing their carbon footprints and decarbonising.
There are many technologies that are now emerging that could act as potential solutions to reducing atmospheric carbon. The day will allow the opportunity to showcase this technology and will encourage and facilitate the transition towards a low carbon economy.
Several events will also occur, the schedule is as follows:
1. The Decarbonization Challenge
In order to mitigate global warming, high emitting sectors must begin to decarbonise. Three of the highest carbon-intensive industries include: oil and gas, steel, and cement. This session will introduce the scope and objectives.
2. Accelerating the way towards Decarbonizing the Steel Industry
This session will encourage an increase in global initiative support to decarbonise steel.
3. From Commitments to Action: The Oil & Gas Industry’s Decarbonization Journey
This session will highlight the technology and practices needed to decarbonise oil and gas.
4. Towards a Decarbonized Fertilizers Industry Towards a Decarbonized Fertilizers Industry
This session will discuss the advancement of green fertilisers, to make agriculture affordable, secure and to sustain a low-carbon sector.
5. Advancing the Global Methane Pledge
The Global Methane Pledge now has 122 member countries, that are working together to reduce methane emissions by 30% by 2030. The session will discuss how to end methane links and methane venting through finance, capacity building and technology support.
6. Advancing Efforts in Decarbonizing Cement
This session will highlight the policy support and success stories from cement producers that outline how to decarbonise cement use.
7. Forging Ahead: Supporting Low-Carbon Development Pathways for Africa and the Developing World
This session will discuss the challenges that come with improving infrastructure in Africa and the Global South, due to resources usually being highly carbon intensive. Decarbonisation, as well as affordability will be main focusses for discussion.