Creutzig, F., Erb, K., Haberl, H., Hof, C., Hunsberger, C., Roe, S.

Considering sustainability thresholds for BECCS in IPCC and biodiversity assessments

in Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 15.02.2021

Peer Review , Land Use, Infrastructure and Transport

The majority of scenarios that meet the goals of the Paris agreements exceed sustainability and precautionary thresholds in land, biodiversity and BECCS potentials. Risks may be best avoided by demand‐side driven rapid decarbonization and less land‐intensive carbon dioxide removal technologies.