What is CCS? - The objective of CCS technology is the reduction of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere, which occur, above all, in the combustion of fossil fuels at large point sources. - The climate-protection effect of CCS requires a functioning process chain comprising capture, transport and permanent storage. - CCS is not yet available. None of the above three steps is presently sufficiently developed. It is therefore not clear whether CCS could be an option for large-scale CO2 emission reduction and thus a significant climate protection measure.
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