With the Paris Agreement on climate change in effect, steel producers are under pressure to decarbonise their production processes. SSAB, a Scandinavian steelmaker, is leading the industry’s transition towards low-carbon steel production with its Hybrit project: a process that uses hydrogen to reduce emissions, with the by-product being water instead of carbon dioxide. The project has the potential to reduce emissions in Finland and Sweden by up to 108 million tonnes each year, demonstrating that decarbonisation is possible and inspiring other businesses to follow suit. Read full article here
Why Do Modern Pop Songs Have So Many Credited Writers?
The music industry has changed dramatically over the last few decades – with the number of songwriters credited on number one hits more than doubling. This is due to a combination of factors, including money, the computer and a changing definition of what songwriting is. For example, if The Beatles’ classic “I Feel Fine” was released today, it would likely have four writers credited instead of two, due to the influence of producers, samples and interpolations. With the rise of lawsuits, artists now preemptively add songwriter credits to their songs, even if the similarities between their song and the source material are coincidental. It all goes to show that the music industry is becoming more complex and competitive. Read full article here