Science-Policy Discussion with CDRmare and OceanNETs in Brussels on October 25, 2022

….on “Achieving climate neutrality and the Paris Agreement goals

This event invites Members of the European Parliament, the European Commission, member states, and other interested stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations, industry and academia, to address opportunities for ocean-based methods of carbon dioxide removal and discuss previous results of OceanNETs and CDRmare. A specific focus will be placed on important background information for national, European and international political processes, agreements and regulations, such as the national Climate Protection Plan 2050, the IPCC reports, the COP27 negotiations and the European Commission’s initiative on ‘Certification of carbon removals’.

Organized by the EU Horizon 2020 project OceanNETs and CDRmare with the support of the European Parliament’s Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity & Sustainable Development, the event will take place on October 25, 2022 from 12 to 2 pm CEST as a hybrid event.

As a baseline for discussion, a corresponding briefing document (8 p.) was prepared by David Keller, Sandra Ketelhake, Judith Meyer, Barbara Neumann, Andreas Oschlies, Alexander Proelß and Wilfried Rickels.