The fossil fuel and energy utility companies are seeing in carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) a way to have their cake and eat it too. Is that why these industries are now lobbying governments to subsidize or pay in full for projects to remove CO2 and methane from the atmosphere?
The profit motive for capturing carbon emissions, the pollution that these companies have largely been responsible for, is now a market opportunity said to be worth as much as $800 billion US annually by 2030. Not bad when you can create a global environmental problem and then have others give you money to partake and profit from the solution. And it appears, governments, both national and local, are in an offering mood.
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