Food–energy–water implications of negative emissions technologies in a +1.5 °C future


Nature Climate Change, Published online: 24 August 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0876-z

Negative emissions technologies are essential in scenarios for meeting Paris climate targets. Modelling results show that direct air capture could play an important role with less demand for land yet high energy and water use compared with BECCS and afforestation.