Carson FongSenior Analyst, Business Renewables Centre-Canada

Portrait of Carson Fong

Carson is a senior analyst with Business Renewables Centre-Canada and the Pembina Institute's oil and gas team. His work focuses on researching the development of carbon dioxide removal in Canada.

Prior to joining the Pembina Institute, Carson was a part of Morningstar Sustainalytics, focused on leveraging technology to support the growth of green bond second-party opinions and corporate ESG services. He also has experience in process optimization and mechanical design engineering across various sectors. He is a board member of the Tomorrow Foundation for a Sustainable Future.

Carson holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Alberta, and a Master of Engineering in industrial engineering from the University of Toronto. He lives in Edmonton and can be found playing or watching a plethora of sports.

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Carson Fong's Recent Publications

 Rural landscape with direct air capture

Engineered Carbon Dioxide Removal in a Net-Zero Canada Opportunities and challenges for non-biological CDR deployment

Publication April 13, 2023- By Carson Fong, Scott MacDougall
Canada made a commitment under an international climate treaty called the Paris Agreement to reduce emissions by 40-45 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. We also said we would achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Net-zero can be achieved with early, deep and sustained reductions of direct emissions, and then tackling the remaining hard-to-reduce emissions with additional tools like carbon dioxide removal (CDR).


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