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Between a rock and a hard place: CCS and a 2°C world

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Coal's continued relevance in a world limited to a 2 C temperature rise the UN's vision critically depends on the implementation of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology at coal fired power plants. But implementing CCS has been dramatically slowed by its high cost lack of policy clarity and uniformity on a global basis and as attention is increasingly diverted to renewable energy technologies where costs are declining.Will power plant CCS succeed?

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  • CO2 emissions will grow 23% between 2015-2030
  • CO2 emission glide path required for min 2° C increase
  • CO2 emission reduction required for min 2° C increase
  • CO2 emission reduction required for min 2° C increase

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