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Our Future Planet: Global Greenhouse Gas Removal

Leading scientists and environmental journalists explored the many aspects of carbon capture, including reforestation and rewilding as well as a range of industrial methods.

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As well as reducing our CO2 emissions, capturing carbon from the atmosphere could be another way to limit climate change. We discussed whether this approach offers a solution to the unfolding climate crisis or if it simply offers a false sense of security.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Emily Shuckburgh: Director of Cambridge Zero at the University of Cambridge
  • Professor Gideon Henderson: Chief Scientific Advisor at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
  • Professor Nilay Shah: Head of Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College
  • Dr Jennifer Wilcox: Acting Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy at US Department of Energy and Professor of Chemical Engineering and Energy Policy at University of Pennsylvania
  • Ritula Shah (Chair): Journalist and news presenter on BBC Radio and main presenter of The World Tonight on BBC Radio 4

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