'Incredibly risky': Campaigners urge policy-makers not to be seduced by unproven CCS

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BECCS advocates claim burning biomass and capturing the emissions is a carbon negative energy source
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BECCS advocates claim burning biomass and capturing the emissions is a carbon negative energy source

BECCS proponents argue the technology can play a critical role in helping the UK reach net-zero, but a group of campaigners and academics are arguing the government should direct subsidies to more proven technologies

Academics and environmental campaigners have issued a warning to the government that it is relying too heavily on unproven bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) technology to reach its 2050...

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