"Making Carbon Capture and Storage Work"
Book Chapter, Acting in Time on Energy Policy, pages 39-55
Author: Daniel Schrag, Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Other Chapters in Acting in Time on Energy Policy:
- Acting in Time on Energy Policy
- Acting in Time on Climate Change
- Oil Security and the Transportation Sector
- Policy for Energy Technology Innovation
- Electricity Market Structure and Infrastructure
- Barriers to Acting in Time on Energy and Strategies for Overcoming Them
"This chapter focuses on how the United States can accomplish ... reducing carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels. I argue that demonstration and deployment of technologies to capture carbon dioxide from large stationary sources, storing the waste CO2 in geological formations, is likely to be an essential component of any carbon reduction strategy, both for the United States and for the world, and is also consistent with economic and security concerns. It also reviews the major technical challenges involved with widespread deployment of carbon capture and storage, and discusses policies that would lead to the specific goal of capturing and storing the CO2 from all large stationary sources by the middle of this century."
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