New Draft COP28 Paper Floats Concrete Options For CCS, Fossil Fuels

December 5, 2023
DUBAI -- At the midpoint of international climate talks here, negotiators are floating more-concrete options for a final agreement, including whether and how to encourage nascent technologies such as carbon capture and storage (CCS) and what if any flexibilities should be included in any fossil fuel “phase out.” A second draft of the conference’s “decision” document released Dec. 5 includes several potential CCS-related provisions, including “Substantially scaling up globally by 2030 zero- and low-emission technologies, including abatement and removal technologies,...

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