Past Event


The Pathways to Decarbonizing Industry

Please join the Center for American Progress and the United Steelworkers of America for a reception beginning at 6:00 PM, followed by a panel discussion with esteemed experts at 6:30 PM.


Pittsburgh's Grand Hall at The Priory
614 Pressley St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
6:00 - 8:00 PM EDT

UNITED STATES - JUNE 2: Steelworkers attend to rolled steel at Lehigh Heavy Forge as Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, and Rep. Susan Wild, D-Pa., toured the plant while visiting area businesses to discuss the American Jobs Plan in Bethlehem, Pa., on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)


To effectively tackle the climate crisis and reach net-zero emissions by 2050, it is imperative that heavy industry removes emissions from operations while continuing to supply core materials and transformational technologies and supporting high-quality, union jobs. The Global Clean Energy Action Forum provides an important moment for experts to come together to explore innovative ideas. This panel seeks to meet that moment by diving into the complicated yet critical issues surrounding how the United States can decarbonize heavy industry.

Schedule of Events:

6:00 PM Doors Open, Reception and Networking Begins
6:30 PM Panel Discussion with Audience Q&A
7:30 PM Discussion Ends, Networking Continues
8:00 PM Event Ends

Welcome remarks:
Mike Williams, Senior Fellow, Domestic Climate, Center for American Progress

In conversation:
Morten Enggaard Rasmussen, Executive Vice President of People, Sustainability & Brand, Novozymes
Brandie Sebastian, Senior Director, Sustainability, Energy, and Environment, American Iron and Steel Institute
Ollie Sheldrick, Program Manager, Clean Energy Canada

Moderator:
Anna Fendley, Director of Regulatory and State Policy, United Steelworkers