Blogs by worldsteel experts and occasionally by guest bloggers. The blogs cover a wide variety of issues affecting the steel industry. We hope you will find this section useful and look forward to your comments.

2 July 2020

Blog: Why encourage the use of steel industry co-products?

worldsteel’s Head of Environment and Climate Change Åsa Ekdahl explains why we should encourage the use of steel industry co-products and the role of policymakers and steelmakers.

17 December 2019

Blog: COP25 – cop out?

Back from Madrid, worldsteel Director Andrew Purvis reflects on the outcome of COP25 and the remaining sticking points.

5 December 2019

Blog: worldsteel at COP25

While at COP25 in Madrid, worldsteel Director Andrew Purvis takes time out to discuss our three phase approach to reduce global CO2 intensity.

11 September 2019

Blog: Dust and how it is managed by the steel industry

Åsa Ekdahl, worldsteel Head, Environment and Climate Change, discusses the issues regulatory authorities should consider when legislating.

11 March 2019

Blog: How steel enables resource efficiency and innovation

worldsteel's Head of Environment Åsa Ekdahl discusses the many creative initiatives the steel industry is taking to optimise resource efficiency and advance sustainable consumption and production.

10 January 2019

Blog: How China is improving its air quality

Air quality control is a major priority for the steel industry. worldsteel's Head of Environment Åsa Ekdhal discusses the measures taken in China to cut emissions.

17 December 2018

Blog: COP24 wrap up

Wrapping up the COP24 blog series, Andrew Purvis gives us an overview of the conclusions reached. A meeting ending, perhaps not in glorious triumph, but with solid progress made. Read more in his blog.

11 December 2018

Blog: Where does steel stand in all of this?

Andrew Purvis addresses the role of steel in the climate discussion. While steel is clearly part of the solution, it also needs to play a part in the global mitigation efforts. Read more in his blog.

7 December 2018

Blog: Setting the rules for the Paris Agreement

A worldsteel delegation is attending COP24 in Katowice, Poland, Andrew Purvis, Director, Safety, Health and Environment will keep us up to date with what is happening there. Read his first blog.