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But at present, it seems unlikely that international agreement will be reached on these kinds of issues. And it is understandable that the European Union is concerned that it is creating too many competitive disadvantages in the current international climate. Large-scale SCC plays a crucial role in stabilizing climate change. According to the IPCC, CO2 emission patterns can vary considerably due to the uncertainty of human electricity consumption. On the right, a record of fluctuations in greenhouse gas emissions is displayed. However, the main task of CCS is primarily to delay the passage of fossil fuels and thereby reduce transition costs. Over the course of the century, implementing standard technological assumptions would cost 29 to 297% more than CCS-free efforts for a CO2 scenario of 430 to 480 ppm. [3] [4] The Paris Agreement maintains the target of a maximum of 2oC above pre-industrial temperatures. If the 2.0-C target is to be met on time, CCS must be used to achieve zero net emissions by 2060-70.

After 2060-2070, negative emissions must be reached to remain below the 2.0oC target. Variations in methods depend heavily on the climate change model used and the expected energy consumption patterns. However, there is broad consensus on the need to use CCS if negative action is to be taken to combat climate change. [5] So that is the model that emerges from our analysis. If, in one way or another, we can achieve an effective agreement on a global carbon market and a constant increase in the price of carbon to 40, 30 or 50 euros per tonne, that would of course be a very efficient engine. According to industry experts, “the game is over” for CO2 capture and storage, highlighted by the rise of cheap renewable energy in the low-carbon energy mix. Even the use of CCS to decarbonize heavy industries such as the steel industry now seems less attractive. “He was very excited and wanted to work together, which is why we decided to do something together,” says Mr. Mullersten, who now works as a senior scientific advisor for the Swedish Energy Agency.

“I`ve been thinking about CCS and biofuels for some time,” says Keith (who also presented a paper at the GHGT-5 conference in Cairns in 2000). “I would say the idea was in the air. I started giving a few lectures on the combination of biomass and CCS in the late 1990s. That`s when we thought, as I remember, biomass that involved negative emissions. What I do not remember is when I started drawing a cost line for biomass on electricity-cost land versus the carbon price — the biomass line is starting to go up and down. And when you develop CCS, you need to think not only about coal, but also about other heavy emitters like cement, steel and the chemical industry.