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Technology Scaling in the Context of Mitigation Strategies at COP 25

During the 2019 Madrid Climate Conference (COP 25), we presented our work on technology scaling in the context of mitigation strategies in heavy industries in emerging economies. Rodrigo Garcia led the work with the help of his team at ImplementaSur Chile.

Developing such mitigation strategies is urgent for heavy industries due to their high vulnerability to transition risks. These risks include:

  • new environmental regulations and resulting market shifts;
  • the heavy exposure to international trade in many emerging economies, resulting in a need for companies to be compliant with green regulations in export markets.

The transition to lower GHG emission intensity in the sector is based on four assessments:

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