EU must lead on robust and coherent terminology for Carbon Dioxide Removal

Authors: Mark Preston Aragonès; Keith Whiriskey

To achieve the target of net-zero emissions by 2050 it is no longer enough to simply reduce emissions, we will also have to physically remove CO2 from the atmosphere. Bellona Europa is therefore increasing its efforts to facilitate and ensure a responsible deployment and regulation of practices with permanently remove CO2 from the atmosphere. The first step is to ensure the EU adopts a robust definition for Carbon Dioxide Removal and uses of the terminology coherently.