|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: DG Climate Action|
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a new technology with major potential to contribute to the fight against climate change. As with all new technologies, careful consideration of potential impacts on the environment and human health is important.
In 2009, the European Union adopted legislation1 to ensure that CCS is implemented safely and, as far as possible, to prevent and eliminate any risks to the environment and human health. This brochure explains how this legislation seeks to ensure the safety of CCS in Europe
|Countries / Regions||Europe|