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
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