More ambitious nature restoration efforts are crucial, especially at sea, as the ocean is key to regulating the planet’s carbon balance. “Net” climate targets that rely on burying carbon in the seabed and forcing carbon absorption through marine geoengineering (through alkalinisation, ocean fertilisation, and upwelling cold water from the deep sea) are nothing but false solutions.

We – over 140 organisations – call on the EU to be a true climate leader by supporting real climate action and denouncing dangerous distractions and false solutions like carbon capture and removal technologies.

Read the statement here.