The US has a sizable short-term potential for negative emissions from bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, according to a new paper in PNAS. I take a look at the details
NEW - New maps pinpoint the potential for BECCS across the US |
New maps pinpoint the potential for BECCS across the US
New maps pinpoint the potential for BECCS across the US |
Study finds the US could remove 110-120MtCO₂ with BECCS by 2020 & 360-630MtCO₂ by 2040 (, ). This is broadly consistent with the values estimated with Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs). Summary by
Important paper on the technical potential of BECCS in the US - significantly, it is in line with assumptions made in IAMS . Helpful explainer by here
RT : Models developed to explore how the world might limit future warming to the “well below 2C” target of the Paris...