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Mission Possible: Reaching Net-Zero Carbon Emissions From Harder-to-Abate Sectors

Reaching net-zero carbon emissions from heavy industry and heavy-duty transport sectors is technically and financially possible by mid-century –2050 in developed countries and 2060 in developing countries.

This report outlines the possible routes to fully decarbonize cement, steel, plastics, trucking, shipping, and aviation –which together represent 30% of energy emissions today and could increase to 60%by mid-century as other sectors lower their emissions.

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