Monday, September 20, 2021 – 12:00 to 13:00
Clean and Competitive: Opportunities for U.S. Manufacturing Leadership in the Global-Low Carbon Economy
Abstract: Industrial activities cause roughly 30 percent greenhouse gas emissions and their share is growing. Many of these emissions are hard to abate with current technologies, which poses an urgent challenge—but also an enormous opportunity. A surge in clean manufacturing innovation could strengthen America’s competitive position in the world economy if appropriate policies are adopted.