Carbon removals can only play a minor supporting role to rapid and deep emissions reductions, concluded a panel discussion organised by Carbon Market Watch at the European Parliament.
The EU must ignore lobbying efforts from industry to certify the storage of carbon dioxide in cement or concrete as carbon removals.
Preserving nature, restoring soils and safeguarding biodiversity are urgent and necessary activities. However, branding them as carbon removals is harmful. We need other solutions
The draft EU Carbon Removal Certification Framework is at risk of doing more harm than good to the climate and biodiversity, while encouraging climate inaction.
Carbon Market Watch, ECOS, EEB, Bellona, IATP, FERN and WWF address an open letter to the European Commission in the context of the anticipated proposal on the Carbon Removal Certification Framework (CRCF). We believe this piece of legislation can have merits and address a gap in the EU climate policy framework, but risks seriously undermining …
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