Climate target 2040: CCS only in ‘extreme niche areas’

Now that the EU Commission has begun the process of setting a climate target for 2040, some MEPs in the EU Parliament are calling for a limited role for technological CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS). Tiemo Wölken (SPD) criticizes that too many sectors still believe that “they only have to pursue ‘silver bullets’ such as CCS” and thus get rid of their climate obligations. In fact, such solutions would only be used in “extreme niche areas”.

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