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Prof. Aseem Prakash on Forbes, "Carbon Capture At COP26: Is The Glasgow Summit Ready For This Conversation?"

Submitted by Stephen Dunne on October 26, 2021 - 11:01am

Prof. Aseem Prakash and colleague Prof. Nives Dolšak make note that the push for climate policy changes is running into a headwind.

"In the U.S., the Build Back Better plan is getting pared down with the Clean Energy Performance Program (CEPP), the pillar of electricity decarbonization, dropped. Globally, the recent “Production Gap” report notes that countries are doing a terrible job in curbing fossil fuels. Instead of reducing production to remain within 1.5° C temperature, they will double it by 2030."

Other methods like carbon capture should be explored to add to the climate policy mix else we are to be way off target to reduce carbon.

Till now the main policy was reduction of carbon. Now, active reduction of carbon via capture is in discussion but has its own challenges.

Please link here for the full article.