Commission’s chief scientific advisors conclude that CCU can play a role to de-fossilise the economy

Scientific advisors mandated by the European Commission under the Scientific Advice Mechanism released their report on 23 May 2018. They conclude that “CCU may play a role to de-fossilise the economy and help reaching climate change mitigation target. It can contribute to leaving fossil carbon in the ground and closing the carbon loop above the ground. CCU can also accomplish a number of other services to society with a more efficient use of energy. The uptake of CCU will depend on the availability of abundant low carbon energy and a favourable legislative and investment environment »