Emission-free iron – level 1
Iron is a hard grey metal. People get it from iron ore. They dig it from the ground. They make steel when people add carbon to iron.
Steel is even stronger than iron. People use steel to make machines or buildings. People need coal to make iron. People burn the coal. The process takes oxygen from iron. This produces a lot of pollution. It is very bad for the planet.
An American company has a new way to make iron. The process doesn’t need coal. It uses electricity from the sun and wind. This lowers pollution by 90%.
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