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ENERGY BRIEFING: Biden Admin Asked to Put Carbon Removal First

Nov. 19, 2020, 11:07 AM

Carbon180, a climate-focused nongovernmental organization, wants the incoming Biden administration in its first 100 days to prioritize carbon removal efforts across several federal agencies.

That would include working with Congress to launch a “CarbonShot” innovation program to reduce the cost of “robustly verified carbon removal” to less than $100 per ton CO2 by 2025, and creating a White House carbon removal interagency task force. Carbon removal involves strategies and technologies that can capture and remove carbon from the air.

“We know that carbon removal is going to be a pillar of Biden’s doctrine,” said Giana Amador, co-founder and managing director...

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