On iron laws, CCS, and Carbon XPrizes

Tom Chivers
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On iron laws, CCS, and Carbon XPrizes

If carbon capture technologies are to ever take off they will need to become economic, but, as Tom Chivers, argues a new cash prize could yet unlock a whole new industry

There's a thing called the "iron law of climate policy". It states that "when environmental and economic objectives are placed into opposition with one another in public or political forums, the economic...

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