Carbon removal is needed to achieve net zero but has its own climate risks

December 11th, 2023

The Conversation, Other, 07/12/2023, Kirsten Zickfeld & Pep Canadell
As delegates gather in Dubai at the COP28 climate conference – with the aim to ratchet up ambition towards meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement – a key component of these efforts are countries’ pledges to achieve net-zero emissions around mid-century. Net-zero carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions refers to a balance between CO₂ emissions into the atmosphere and CO₂ removals from the atmosphere, such that the net effect on CO₂ levels in the atmosphere is zero.

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