Roundtables with 

Net Zero APPG  

All-Party Parliamentary Group

This Roundtable Session brought together parliamentarians, stakeholders and academics to discuss the role of capturing and permanently storing CO2 in achieving Net Zero.. Four presentations were offered:

  • "Why capturing and permanently storing CO2 are essential to achieving Net Zero"

Myles Allen - Professor of Geosystem Science and Head of the Climate Dynamics Group at the University of Oxford

  • "Carbon TakeBack Obligation – How to Balance CO2 2020-2050"

Stuart Haszeldine – Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage at the University of Edinburgh

  • "CCS and Carbon TakeBack in the Netherlands"

Margriet Kuijper – Expert on the public acceptance challenges of carbon capture and storage in the Netherlands

  • "Removing CO2 from the air is possible … but you do have to pay for it"

Tim Kruger – Expert on techniques to remove carbon dioxide from the air – University of Oxford and Origen Power Ltd

Why capturing and permanently storing CO2 are essential to achieving Net Zero  Myles Allen - Professor of Geosystem Science and Head of the Climate Dynamics Group at the University of Oxford
Why capturing and permanently storing CO2 are essential to achieving Net Zero Myles Allen - Professor of Geosystem Science and Head of the Climate Dynamics Group at the University of Oxford
Carbon TakeBack Obligation – How to Balance CO2 2020-2050 Stuart Haszeldine – Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage at the University of Edinburgh
CCS and Carbon TakeBack in the Netherlands Margriet Kuijper – Expert on the public acceptance challenges of carbon capture and storage in the Netherlands
Removing CO2 from the air is possible … but you do have to pay for it Tim Kruger – Expert on techniques to remove carbon dioxide from the air – University of Oxford and Origen Power Ltd

Briefing for Policymakers

Myles Allen's slides

Stuart Haszeldine's slides

Margriet Kuijper's slides

Tim Kruger's slides

The role of the Land in achieving Net Zero

25 February 2020

This Roundtable Session brings together parliamentarians, stakeholders and academics to discuss policy and science issues on what it will mean, and what it will take, to achieve Net Zero. Three University of Oxford academics will lead the debate:
 

  • "Nature-based Solutions - Promise, Evidence, Challenges"

Nathalie Seddon – Professor of Biodiversity and Director of the Nature-based Solutions Initiative, University of Oxford

 

  • "Agriculture's impact on climate: the science, not the headlines" 

Michelle Cain – Science and Policy Research Associate on the climate impacts of agriculture, University of Oxford

 

  • "Land use and Climate"

Michael Obersteiner – Director of the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford and Senior Research Scholar in Ecosystems Services and Management, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis