Carbon emission targets hard to meet without bioenergy and CCS
The UK's legal commitment to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 80% against 1990 levels by 2050 will be difficult to achieve without bioenergy and carbon capture and storage (CCS), according to a new report from the Energy Technology Institute (ETI).The report, written by Jo Coleman, the ETI’s director of strategy development, and Andrew Haslett, the institute’s chief engineer, claims the cost of transitioning to a low carbon economy could double
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