Report: Emissions targets 'out of reach' for heavy industry without CCS

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Europe's heavy industries 'urgently need CCS technology if they are to meet 2050 carbon reduction targets, new report finds

By 2050 the European Union has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by between 80 and 95 per cent below 1990 levels, meaning industrial activities such as iron and steel production and cement...

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