The challenge of carbon dioxide removal for EU policy-making

Most scenarios to meet the Paris Agreement require negative emissions technologies. The EU has assumed a global leadership role in mitigation action and low-carbon energy technology development and deployment, but carbon dioxide removal presents a serious challenge to its low-carbon policy paradigm and experience.

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The work of V.S. is supported in part by the UK Natural Environment Research Council GHG Removal Programme (NE/P019749/1).

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Scott, V., Geden, O. The challenge of carbon dioxide removal for EU policy-making. Nat Energy 3, 350–352 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-018-0124-1

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