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Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Separating Fact From Fiction
Isaacs, Andrew , Natàlia Costa i Coromina, and Aditya Aggarwal
Publication date: 1/1/2023, pages 1-8

In 1992, 179 countries effectively agreed to end the fossil-fuel age at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. Yet thirty years later, the Earth Summit’s "new blueprint for international action" had not stopped the increase of long-lived greenhouse-gas concentrations. In 2022, the United Nations stated "carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) can play a significant role in mitigating carbon emissions." Some climate experts considered CCUS necessary for reaching net-zero Greenhouse gas emissions. Others thought technology and infrastructure were too nascent to make a difference. Had decades-old pledges to stop fossil fuel use been replaced by capturing emissions?

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