We advocate for the scale-up of carbon removal to ensure that Europe meets its climate goals

Carbon removal is critical for maintaining a stable climate. We guide European decision-makers with advice that is independent and science-based. We bridge the knowledge, policy and ambition gaps so that carbon removal becomes a critical pillar of European climate action.
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What is carbon removal?

Carbon removal has been identified by the IPCC as critical to reaching climate goals. Removing carbon from the atmosphere involves extracting the excess carbon and storing it safely in order to restore a healthy balance in the atmosphere.

Carbon removal includes a wide range of methods, from land and forest management to engineered approaches. Find out more.

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Navigating CDR policy development across Europe

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Carbon removal policy tracker



19 MARCH | To net zero and beyond:…
Launch of Carbon Gap's CDR Strategy
Carbon Removal Certification Framework final trilogue
EU institutions agree on a more robust voluntary framework, but rely on other EU legislation for further guardrails on uses