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Is it Possible for Carbon Capture Technologies to Meet Climate Goals?

Muhammad Abu Zahra, regional head of the Middle East and North Africa region of the Global Institute for Carbon Capture and Storage, told Future Energy that there is a growing trend in the world to recognize the importance of carbon capture technologies. achieve net zero targets by 2050.

Abu Zahra added in an interview with Al-Arabiya TV that this is evidenced by the number of projects that have been announced in many countries around the world.

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He explained that governments and various sectors have begun to realize the importance of carbon sequestration technology, so they have passed legislation to encourage the private sector to invest in these technologies.

He noted that the European Union has announced its “green plan” to achieve zero emissions by 2050, one of its main tools is the use of carbon capture and storage technologies, and many other projects have been announced in the United States, the Arab region, Asia and others. countries of the world.

And he pointed out that there is a global trend towards the adoption of carbon capture technologies, and we still need more efforts to stimulate the private sector and share experiences.

He said that there are currently about 35 carbon capture stations around the world, adding that the most widely used carbon capture methods are gas cleaning and the chemical industry.

He continued: “We are seeing an expansion of carbon capture technologies with blue hydrogen and electricity.”

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