JOURNAL: Decarbonising the chemical industry: A systematic review of sociotechnical systems, technological innovations, and policy options

Summary

Authors:

Benjamin Sovacool
Morgan Bazilian
Steve Griffiths
Jinsoo Kim
Changwoo Chung
Minyoung Yang

Hanyang University
University of Sussex
Aarhus University
Boston University
Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Colorado School of Mines

Decarbonising the chemical industry: A systematic review of sociotechnical systems, technological innovations, and policy options

Energy Research & Social Science

February 2023

  • This review identifies carbon-intensive processes in the chemical industry.
  • It discusses decarbonising practices, innovations, and potential transformations.
  • It examines the benefits to sector decarbonisation as well as barriers.
  • It discusses how financing, business models, and policy can be harnessed.