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Energy Policy Seminar Series: Wil Burns, Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, AU

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Visiting Professor, Environmental Policy & Culture Program, Northwestern University

Dr. Wil Burns is a Visiting Professor in the Environmental Policy & Culture Program at Northwestern University. Prior to this, he was the Founding Co-Director of the Institute for Carbon...

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  • Mar 12, 2021

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An overview of carbon dioxide removal approaches and governance that I did recently for the Rutgers Energy Institute.



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Matt Chester on Mar 12, 2021

Thanks for sharing, Wil. I'm curious-- are there any nations that you'd consider the carbon removal leaders? Who's furthest along? 

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Wil Burns on May 28, 2021

The United States could be considered a leader, both in terms of federal funding, which has risen dramatically in the past few years, albeit still modest, and the number of projects sited here. The European Union is also committed to carbon removal, and now includes negative emissions as a component of its 2050 net-zero pledge.

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