Commentary on “Country-specific net-zero strategies of the pulp and paper industry”

Authors

  • Jian Li School of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China; State Key Laboratory of Power System Operation and Control, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
  • Yunfei Zhang School of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
  • Jun Shen School of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
Ariticle ID: 155
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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18686/cest.v2i2.155

Keywords:

pulp and paper industry; net-zero emissions; national strategies

Abstract

The pulp and paper industry is one of the most energy-intensive industries. Achieving net-zero emissions in this industry is crucial for mitigating global warming and reducing environmental pollution. The article entitled “Country-specific net-zero strategies of the pulp and paper industry,” published in Nature, addressed this issue. Through an in-depth analysis of the historical emission data of the pulp and paper industry in 30 major countries, a series of country-specific net-zero strategies were proposed. This commentary reviewed the main content and views of that article, and the rigor and applicability of its methods are discussed. Then, the potential impacts of economic trade-offs, resource endowments, and technological advancements on the net-zero strategies of the pulp and paper industry in various countries are further considered.

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2024-06-30

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Li, J., Zhang, Y., & Shen, J. (2024). Commentary on “Country-specific net-zero strategies of the pulp and paper industry”. Clean Energy Science and Technology, 2(2), 155. https://doi.org/10.18686/cest.v2i2.155

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