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By Craig Kaiser, LandGate
The amount of energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) released globally increased 6% in 2021 to 36.3 billion tons, as reported by the International Energy Agency (IEA)*. For power plants that will continue to use coal and natural gas, carbon capture and storage will help to mitigate CO2 emissions.
Globally, industrial sources such as chemical, cement, iron, and steel production account for approximately one fifth of all CO2 emissions from burning fossil fuels. Which cannot be mitigated through any other technology other than carbon being captured and stored.
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