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Short definition of CDR

CDR refers to anthropogenic activities that remove CO2 from the atmosphere and store it durably in

Geological reservoirs

Terrestrial reservoirs

Ocean reservoirs

Products e.g., concrete

Examples include reforestation, biochar, Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) and Direct Air Carbon Capture and Storage (DACCS also referred to as Direct Air Capture or DAC).

Short definition of CDR

References

IPCC report, WG III 2022, p48

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Tina Baumgartner Tina leads OpenAir's CDReality mission, and brings to this effort years of career experience in business development, writing and communications in the tech sector. She is based in the Bay Area.