How carbon capture technology could help avert climate change disaster. Scientific projects to take CO2 out of the atmosphere will be crucial if the world is to meet its targets. Researchers and businesses across the world are developing methods of stopping greenhouse from entering the atmosphere, and more ambitiously removing them once they have been emitted. Experts see these projects, which either store the gases or find practical uses for them, as essential for the world to meet the Paris Agreement and limit global warming to well below 2°C and pursuing efforts to limit it to 1.5°C. Our progress in making changes to achieve those targets will be assessed at the UN summit starting on Monday in New York start, where the campaigner Greta Thunberg is making the case for greater action. The i newsletter cut through the noise.
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