NASEM Cites Near-Term CO2 Use Infrastructure Priorities, With Warnings

December 2, 2022
A National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) panel is urging that near-term investments in CO2 “use”-related infrastructure focus on boosting sustainable aviation fuel and climate-friendly construction materials, while also warning about risks from high energy use in many CO2 usage applications. “Industry and government should begin planning for the deployment of carbon dioxide utilization systems -- infrastructure and processes to transform CO2 into useful products -- enabling a circular economy and in some cases durable removal of CO...

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