Can Carbon Capture Prevent Climate Change?


Can Carbon Capture Prevent Climate Change?

13 April 2023 – by ETA Editorial

Energy Insights speaks with Duncan McLaren about carbon capture’s promises and drawbacks in the fight against climate change.

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Energy Insights speaks with Duncan McLaren on carbon capture technologies and the implications they may have on the future of the planet, along with the technologies propertied promises, drawbacks and other governmental and policy issues such as its mentioning in the recent IPCC synthesis report.

Duncan is a postdoctoral Climate Intervention Fellow in Environmental Law and Policy at UCLA’s School of Law. Much of his research follows climate politics and governance regarding geoengineering technologies and interventions.

Previously, he was a research fellow at Lancaster University and focused on the role of carbon removal techniques, governance on net zero and security politics of climate engineering. Duncan also completed his PhD at Lancaster University that looked into the justice implications of climate geoengineering.

From 2003 to 2011, Duncan was the Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth Scotland. His research has also been published in journals that range from the likes of Nature Climate Change, Global Policy, Energy Research & Social Science and the Anthropocene Review.

Twitter: @mclaren_erc
UCLA Law Profile
LinkedIn: Duncan McLaren

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