International law poses problems for negative emissions research

New international governance arrangements that manage environmental risk and potential conflicts of interests are needed to facilitate negative emissions research that is essential to achieving the large-scale CO2 removal implied by the Paris Agreement targets.

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K.B. was supported by a scholarship from the Institute for the Study of Social Change at the University of Tasmania, Australia. E.J.R. acknowledges Australian Laureate Fellowship FL120100050.

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Brent, K., McGee, J., McDonald, J. et al. International law poses problems for negative emissions research. Nature Clim Change 8, 451–453 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0181-2

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