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Inge-Merete Hougaard, photo.

Inge-Merete Hougaard

Postdoctoral Fellow

Inge-Merete Hougaard, photo.

We can’t let markets decide the future of removing carbon from the atmosphere

Author

  • Wim Carton
  • Inge-Merete Hougaard
  • Kirstine Lund Christiansen

Summary, in English

Net zero emission pledges by countries and companies are everywhere at the moment. Most of these pledges rely on massive amounts of carbon removal, yet details on how this will transpire remain largely absent. The COP26 agreement suggests that markets will play a central role, but there are significant problems with this approach.

Department/s

  • LUCSUS (Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies)

Publishing year

2021-11-16

Language

English

Publication/Series

The Conversation

Document type

Journal article

Topic

  • Human Geography

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 2201-5639