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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Envisioning a carbon removal strategy for Europe
Carbon Gap's recommendations for a dedicated EU CDR Strategy
From label to court: navigating European case law…
Recent court rulings across EU member states suggest solutions for the substantiation of climate claims, highlighting a gap in EU legislations.
Open letter: Four asks for a stronger EU…
Carbon Gap and 53 European civil society stakeholders, businesses and organisations call on EU heads of state to reinforce the Strategic agenda.