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Carbon Capture and Storage: Essential and Cost-Effective

Stopping climate change will be hard. Deep cuts in global CO2 emissions must occur soon, but rising global energy demand at the same time may increase emissions.

IEA calls carbon capture and storage (CCS) “vital” and “essential,” accounting for about 14% of the CO2 cuts (6,000 million tonnes) in 2050 needed to avoid temperature increases of 2 degrees Celsius.

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