Prospects for Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture and Storage

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Source:
International Energy Agency
Date:
1 January 2004

This report compares carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) with other emissions mitigation options and assesses its potential. The report describes the challenges that a CCS strategy must overcome to reach market introduction by 2015 and achieve its full potential over the next 30-50 years. The report identifies the major issues and uncertainties to be considered when deploying CCS as part of an emission-mitigation strategy.