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Delivering on COP26: IEA says CCUS scale-up requires ‘major boost’ across all technologies

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To stay on-track with the path to net zero emissions by 2050, a major boost will have to be seen across all technologies in addition to further support from the financial sector, said Samantha McCulloch, Head of Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage Technology at the International Energy Agency (IEA) today (7th September) during carbon capture conference ‘Delivering on COP26: CCS across the world’.

Following the IEA’s release of its road map for the global energy sector to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, it has become apparent that a huge effort will have to be made by all industries to achieve the more than 400 global-level milestones laid out in the road map.

Revealing that over four billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) will need to be captured globally by 2035, McCulloch put this into perspective by stating that only 40 million tonnes of CO2 is being captured today.

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