Commission wants to ban SynFuels from industrial CO2

For a long time, the idea was considered a future pillar of a climate-neutral industrial society: CO2 could be captured, and the carbon used to produce synthetic fuels. If these were burned, the CO2 cycle could start all over again. Carbon utilization is the name of the game, and for a long time, industrial emissions were considered the best source. The high CO2 concentration in the exhaust gases was supposed to keep the costs of capture in check, and in addition, process emissions were still widely regarded as unavoidable. However, even before carbon usage really gets rolling, the Commission wants to put an expiration date on the concept.

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