Managing carbon poses a challenge in harder-to-green sectors like aviation, shipping, agriculture


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The US Department of Energy’s newly rebranded Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management aims to fund the research and technology deployment that will help the US reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

We spoke with Acting Assistant Secretary Jennifer Wilcox, head of the office and a carbon capture expert, about some of the promising technologies to curb US dependence on fossil fuels and cut emissions. We talked about harder-to-decarbonize sectors like aviation, shipping and long-haul trucking, as well as a proposal to expand the 45Q tax credit for carbon capture.

Stick around after the interview for the Market Minute, a look at near-term oil market drivers.

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