Beyond zero: the role of negative emissions

Speaker
Tim Kruger, Dr Steve Smith
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:00
Venue
Oxford Martin School - Online Event
Online
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Online
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

Putting the “net” in net zero, nearly all scenarios for climate stabilisation involve not only the reduction of emissions, but also the removal of carbon dioxide from the air.

As net zero ambition spreads around the world, attention is rapidly turning to novel technological approaches to removal, as well as more established natural approaches such as planting trees.

What are the different ways to remove carbon dioxide from air? How much potential do they have, and how can we scale them up? Perhaps most importantly, will negative emissions be a vital addition to action on emissions or a costly distraction?

Join Tim Kruger, Programme Manager of the Oxford Geoegineering Programme, in discussion with Dr Steve Smith, Executive Director of Oxford Net Zero, in this fifth instalment of the Oxford Net Zero series.

Register to watch this talk live here.

The talk will also be streamed via YouTube here but please note you will not be able to take part in the interactive Q&A session unless you join the talk on CrowdCast.