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Countdown to COP – Part II – Reaching Net Zero: The Paris Agreement, Regional Climate Commitments and the Role of CCS

1st September 2021

As more governments and energy intensive sectors commit to reaching net-zero targets by 2050, carbon capture and storage (CCS) is increasingly becoming a main feature in climate mitigations plans. Climate research show that CCS will be responsible for 15% of the worlds emissions reductions to reach mid-century targets. This event provided insights on the current state of CCS policies in various regions around the world, and took a closer look at multilateral efforts that can be taken to accelerate the deployment of CCS globally.


  • Stig Svenningsen - Government of Norway, Ministry of Petroleum of Energy, Deputy Director-General
  • Shuchi Talati - United States Department of Energy, Fossil Energy & Carbon Management, Chief of Staff
  • Paul Watkinson - Former Chair of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice

Moderated by Jeff Erikson, General Manager Client Engagement, Global CCS Institute

Watch a recording of the webinar below.

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