MEP seeks to push CCS back onto European agenda

Europe needs huge investment in carbon capture and storage to meet its international climate commitments, MEP Lambert Van Nistelrooij said in Brussels on Thursday

Europe needs huge investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) to meet its international climate commitments, MEP Lambert Van Nistelrooij said in Brussels on Thursday.

Norway and the International Energy Agency (IEA) joined the Dutch MEP from the EPP group in urging the EU to commit to the nascent technology.

Hosting a policy forum, Van Nistelrooij introduced a report from the pro-CCS Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP), which suggests CO2 emissions in 2050 will be up to four times higher in countries where carbon sequestration is not used.

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