Jewelry industry urged to see the light on sustainability

Professor Yang Shao-Horn presents solutions to the carbon emissions problems presented by mining precious metals.
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Professor Yang Shao-Horn spoke at the State of the Art Jewelry Summit to discuss the jewelry industry’s impact on carbon emissions and sustainability efforts, reports Caroline Palmer. Shao-Horn’s suggestions to tackle the problem involved a mix of a carbon tax, “which could encourage the use of new technology, including electric vehicles, as well as shifting mining practices away from open site to the development of mobile mining vehicles powered by renewable energy or hydrogen,” writes Palmer.

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