14 Nov '17, 11am

COP23: CCS industry warns more than 2,000 carbon capture plants needed by 2040

The Global CCS Institute has reiterated its warning that the pace of development across the fledgling carbon capture sector needs to accelerate sharply if the world is to meet the emissions goals set out in the Paris Agreement. The industry-backed body yesterday published its annual Global Status of CCS Report on the sidelines of the COP23 climate summit in Bonn. It confirmed that the number of operational and large scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects globally has risen to 17 with a further four sites expected to come onstream next year. Related articles Tipping point: How renewables could dominate UK and German power grids within a decade COP23: CCS industry warns more than 2,000 carbon capture plants needed by 2040 'Massive untapped potential': Farms could save a gigatonne of carbon every year by managing soil better COP23: UK, Germany and Norway all step up ...

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