Note de position de Carbon Gap sur la stratégie nationale CCUS française

Carbon Gap salue les efforts français quant à la stratégie de capture et stockage du carbone mais encourage son approfondissement.
02.10.2023

Carbon Gap salue la création de la stratégie CCUS, mais invite le gouvernement français à l’enrichir pour la rendre plus robuste face au risque d’interférences avec les réductions d’émissions, et plus compatible avec le développement à venir des filières d’EDC permanente qui auront besoin des mêmes infrastructures. Carbon Gap appelle enfin les décideurs français à lancer sans plus attendre les travaux pour créer une stratégie française de l’EDC, en parallèle de celle sur le CCUS.

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Industrial Carbon Management Strategy

Carbon Gap's comments on the ICMS
31.08.2023
Carbon Gap EU policy consultation feedback

The consultation on Industrial Carbon Management provides an opportunity to make carbon removal an integral part of EU climate policy. Addressing the immediate threat posed by climate change requires using a broad range of tools. The 2023 IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Report recognises that carbon removal must be included in efforts to achieve global climate goals. However, carbon dioxide removal must not detract from the urgent task of cutting emissions. Reaching the European Climate Laws commitment to climate neutrality by 2050, and net negative emissions thereafter, will require…

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European sustainability reporting standards

Carbon Gap's comments on the ESRS
07.07.2023
Carbon Gap EU policy consultation feedback

Carbon Gap’s response to the ESRS Feedback reference: F3429990 The European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) E1 represent many improvements to emissions reporting and the transparency of environmental information. The simple fact of disaggregating emissions from carbon credits already changes a lot of the attractivity of widespread unsubstantiated net zero claims at organisation level. The introduction of GHG intensity reporting is also something Carbon Gap welcomes as it would facilitate innovative financing mechanisms for carbon dioxide removal (CDR), such as those discussed in our Bridging the Ambition Gap report. However, the…

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EU 2040 Targets

Carbon Gap’s response to the 2040 climate target consultation
29.06.2023
Carbon Gap EU policy consultation feedback

Carbon Gap responded to the EU 2040 Targets public consultation: The development of further climate targets for 2040 is an essential step in defining the EU’s path to reaching climate neutrality in 2050, and a temperature check for the Union’s overall climate ambition. Carbon Gap welcomes the European Commission’s 2040 Targets Public Consultation and the opportunity to input to the 2040 targets and would like to hereby elaborate on recommendations for the development of the targets as well as overall climate and carbon removal policy. _____ For the development of…

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Net Zero Industry Act

Carbon Gap feedback
27.06.2023
Carbon Gap EU policy consultation feedback

NZIA Consultation feedback Carbon Gap welcomes the Commissions proposal for a Net-Zero Industry Act (NZIA) and committed efforts to strengthen Europes net zero ecosystem. The NZIA represents significant advances for the sector, especially for the 8 strategic technologies that have been listed. We believe the proposal can be improved to ensure it achieves its objectives. Carbon Gap’s NZIA Consultation Feedback is as follows: 1. The proposal offers a timely lifeline to the European net zero ecosystem, but misses crucial support for carbon dioxide removals (CDR). Carbon removals are key to…

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EU Framework for Forest Monitoring and Strategic Plans

Carbon Gap's Response
17.11.2022
Carbon Gap EU policy consultation feedback

European forests are under increasing stress as a result of climate change and other human activities and pressures. The new EU Forest Strategy for 2030 addresses these challenges and aims to unlock the potential of forests for our future. Knowledge of forests’ status and trends is crucial for targeted and effective responses. The many EU policies affecting forests require accurate and harmonised EU-wide forest information and a basis to exchange about short, medium and long-term visions of forests and the forest-based sector. Today, information is patchy on the status of…

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EU Soil Health Law

Carbon Gap's response to the EU Soil Health Law
21.10.2022
Carbon Gap EU policy consultation feedback

Carbon Gap responded to the EU’s Public Consultation Questionnaire on a possible Soil Health Law. Carbon Gap proposed that the EU establish the following: a scientifically-robust, measurable, and verifiable definition of soil health that includes optimising soil carbon levels. legally binding baseline standards for soil health and sustainable soil use, while allowing for tailored approaches. a set of policies that guide and incentivise actions towards meeting Soil Health targets.

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UK Government’s proposal for CDR deployment incentives

30.09.2022
Carbon Gap EU policy consultation feedback

Earlier this year, the UK Government announced a consultation on ‘business models’ for engineered greenhouse gas removals, the term preferred by the UK government for carbon removal and related activities. We at Carbon Gap have been following these developments closely and pleased to see the UK Government’s increased attention to carbon removal, as well as their commitment to providing more significant deployment support for the field in a similar way to how the Government supported renewable energy deployment. As part of its policy work on reaching net zero, the UK…

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