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Climate and Atmosphere


Carbon capture and storage refers to a range of technologies used to capture, transport, and store CO2, that together can be used to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel power generation and other industrial sources. Credible analyses among clean energy technology projects show that carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) may need to play a substantial role in achieving the necessary emissions reductions (Source:;


Alternative labels:
carbon capture
carbon sequestration
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séquestration du carbone
хранение углерода
secuestro del carbono
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with carbon storage

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with carbon storage. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Kyoto Protocol
Ramsar Convention


The London Convention