India’s CCS viability


A new study has been released which reveals the prospects for carbon capture and storage technology (CCS) in India.

The study examines whether CCS would be a suitable technology for cutting down India’s carbon dioxide emissions.

Drawing on a survey of energy experts with particular knowledge of India, it also explores how CCS might be developed and deployed in the Indian context. It was commissioned by Christian Aid and written by researchers from the Universities of Surrey and Edinburgh.

Professor Matt Leach, Director of the Centre for Environmental Strategy at the University of Surrey said, “India is currently ranked fourth in the world in terms of its total annual carbon dioxide emissions. Identifying technically and socially viable options for India to participate in global action to mitigate the risk of dangerous climate change is, therefore, critical.”

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