Models show how to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 C

(Mar 06 2018) There are several ways to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C by 2100, and new research led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) shows under what conditions this could happen.

UK’s first carbon capture utilisation demonstration plant opens

(Mar 01 2018) Econic Technologies has opened a demonstration plant in the North of England to show customers how its catalysts enable the production of polyols for greener plastics.

Preem assesses carbon capture from Lysekil refinery

(Mar 01 2018) Preem has started a CLIMIT supported carbon capture (CCS) study on their refinery in Lysekil.

Carbon capture and storage has essential role in Scotland

(Mar 01 2018) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage has welcomed the Scottish Government's publication of its Climate Change Plan, setting out its specific policies and proposals for meeting Scotland’s climate change targets.

Carbon Capture Coalition launched to further adoption of CCS

(Feb 26 2018) The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative has rebranded as the Carbon Capture Coalition and added new members including Shell and NET Power.

Energy Institute report shows oil & gas industry support for CCS

(Feb 26 2018) A new report published by the Energy Institute sheds light on the attitudes of global oil and gas professionals towards reducing the climate change impacts of natural gas.

U.S. DOE invests $44m in advanced CCS

(Feb 17 2018) $44 million will be invested in Design and Testing of Advanced Carbon Capture Technologies.

MEPs pass law to cut CO2 emissions and fund low-carbon innovation

(Feb 11 2018) A law to strengthen EU curbs on CO2 emissions from industry, so as to begin delivering on Paris climate accord pledges, was passed by Parliament.

U.S. bill includes Carbon Capture Tax Credit

(Feb 09 2018) Broad bipartisan coalition of industry, labour, and environmental interests backed FUTURE Act to extend and reform a tax credit for CCS and CO2-EOR.

First free online course on carbon capture technology

(Feb 05 2018) Edinburgh University has launched a free open course explaining CCS technology in the context of climate change, global energy and economics, use of fossil fuels and global climate policy.

Negative emission technologies role in meeting Paris Agreement targets

(Feb 02 2018) A report by the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) finds that NETs have “limited realistic potential.”

UK Clean Growth Strategy does not go far enough says CCC

(Jan 18 2018) The Committee on Climate Change has produced an independent assessment of the UK's Strategy which finds urgent action is needed.

Ohio State chemical looping for CO2 negative electricity

(Jan 03 2018) Engineers at The Ohio State University are developing technologies that have the potential to economically convert fossil fuels and biomass into useful products including electricity without emitting carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.

CCS gets boost from Scotland’s first Energy Strategy

(Jan 03 2018) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage welcomed the Scottish Government's first Energy Strategy which includes CCS as a priority.

Acorn CCS project gets under way

(Dec 07 2017) Scotland's Acorn Project Project has begun a feasibility study after concluding funding from the European Union’s funding round Accelerating CCS Technologies (ACT).


Issue 61 - Jan - Feb 2018

CCS in 2017 - Global CCS Institute Status report: Paris climate targets cannot be met without CCS .. An implementation plan for CCS in Europe Review of 2017 - Petra Nova was one of the highlights Evaluation of the NET Power low carbon power process.....

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