Circular Carbon Economy

A framework to manage and reduce carbon emissions that was proposed and promoted by Saudi Arabia when it hosted the G20 summit in 2020. It resembles the 3R model (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) and adds further elements to it, such as carbon capture and storage Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)CCS was first commercialized in the 1970s, but it was called “enhanced oil recovery” because oil corporations pumped the captured…Read on اقرأ المزيد and offsetting OffsettingCompensating carbon dioxide/ greenhouse gas emissions from human activities in a certain place by removing equal amounts of emissions from…Read on اقرأ المزيد . While the basic assumption is correct and necessary, namely that carbon can and should be a part of a circular economy, the current use of the concept is closer to greenwashing GreenwashingA marketing trick corporations and governments resort to in order to convince others that they are environmentally responsible or that…Read on اقرأ المزيد campaigns to market false solutions False SolutionsMeasures, often of technical nature, that have been proposed to deal with the climate crisis, often by fossil fuel corporations…Read on اقرأ المزيد .

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