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  1. Aug 2023
    1. CCS likely has an important role in stopping emissions from some industrial process, particularly cement and possibly steel. But that is very different from using it to support an oil and gas industry that needs to be phased out within 10 to 15 years at the latest, if we are to meet our Paris commitments.
      • for: greenwashing
    2. This is not to say the technology cannot be made to work at scale, but it is incorrect and risks being misleading to give the impression the technology is tried and tested at scale, let alone economic compared with the alternatives.
      • for: greenwashing, CCS, NET, negative emissions technologies
      • comment
        • one could interpret CCS as an oil industry attempt to greenwash and create the appearance of doing something when it is really just tinkering at the margins
        • it is an excuse that gives the appearance of being concerned which allows for BAU to continue
        • dangling the carrot of "future breakthrough" of CCS is much like all the rest of negative emissions technologies (NET)