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Research shows Flemish industry can become climate-neutral

  • December 11, 2020

The transformation to climate neutrality is a particularly difficult task, not least because basic industry still relies heavily on fossil resources. Researchers at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel have now shown that there are nevertheless routes to make Flemish industry climate-neutral.

Commissioned by Flanders’ Agency for Innovation & Enterprise (VLAIO), researchers from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, including Tomas Wyns and Gauri Khandekar from the Institute for European Studies, with Deloitte Belgium, Climact and Antwerp Management School, conducted a study into the possibilities of making Flemish industry low-CO2 and ultimately circular. The study shows that routes are indeed possible to become climate-neutral. However, this still requires a lot of innovation. 

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Read the study here