19 Sep 2023

Explained: How carbon capture and storage projects work

Chief Correspondent

The Prime Minister might be reining back on some of his net zero pledges, but on Friday, 14 UK companies were handed the Government’s first ever carbon capture and storage licences – allowing them to store CO2 in depleted oil and gas fields – locking away the greenhouse gas forever – in theory at least.

We’ve been to West Yorkshire to find out how one project could work in practice.