The O2 has announced plans to host what it claims will be the world’s first carbon-removed arena events at The 1975’s headline shows in February 2024.
AEG Europe, the owner and operator of the London venue, said these pilot events will use a portfolio of carbon removal methods to physically extract the carbon generated by the events from the atmosphere and durably store it out of harm’s way.
The process – developed with carbon removal specialist CUR8 – is described as “a game-changing step” on the path to helping the global live events industry reach genuine net-zero.
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