MIT researchers develop carbon capturing battery

(Sep 23 2018) The new lithium-based battery could capture and store CO2 as a solid carbonate mineral.


Psychologists test societal acceptance of underground storage of CO2

(Sep 23 2018) Leiden psychologists Emma Mors and Christine Boomsma examined the public perception and acceptance around the capture and storage of carbon dioxide as part of the ALIGN CCUS European research programme.


Cash, carbon, crude: Stanford study highlights way to coax emissions back into oil reservoirs

(Sep 23 2018) A new analysis looks at what it would take for oil companies to start pumping millions of tons of carbon dioxide into their wells to boost crude production – and what it would mean for the climate.


Using a cerium catalyst to capture CO2

(Sep 23 2018) A new catalyst could capture and transform carbon dioxide – creating useful chemicals from a greenhouse gas.


Oil and Gas Climate Initiative welcomes Chevron, ExxonMobil and Occidental Petroleum

(Sep 20 2018) The addition of three US companies expands the OGCI's representation to around 30% of global oil and gas production.


With urgent action UK could achieve net zero emissions by 2050

(Sep 12 2018) A joint report by the Royal Academy of Engineering and Royal Society presents an ambitious plan for how the UK can lead the way in deploying greenhouse gas removal (GGR) technologies to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.


CO2 Capture Project report on role of CCS in the energy transition

(Sep 07 2018) The report provides current views and projections for the role of CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS) in the energy sector and what aspects need to be evaluated for CCS to play a significant role in the energy transition.


Climeworks raises USD 30.8 million to commercialize carbon dioxide removal technology

(Sep 03 2018) The company has raised CHF 30.5 million (USD 30.8 million) in equity funding from a group of existing and new private investors, as well as from Zurich Cantonal Bank.


CO2 separating membranes developed at Imperial could make carbon capture more efficient

(Aug 31 2018) The membrane, developed by researchers at Imperial College London performs better than traditional materials when used for carbon dioxide capture from power plants.


UCalgary field research station to test nanoparticles to better monitor subsurface CO2

(Aug 28 2018) More than a dozen PhD students and postdocs from Norway have been learning about techniques being developed at the University of Calgary to use nanoparticles to monitor CO2 in the subsurface.


Alberta Carbon Trunk Line finance and construction agreement

(Aug 08 2018) Enhance Energy and Wolf Carbon Solutions have entered into a project development and coordination agreement for the construction and operation of the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line.


Malaysian and Austrian research institutes collaborate on BECCS

(Jul 30 2018) Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) has signed a cooperation agreement with International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA) to work on bio-energy CCS.


U.S. DOE awards $10.7m for carbon storage research

(Jul 26 2018) The projects will advance tools and methods for assessing the state of stress and geomechanical impacts within the subsurface associated with underground carbon storage.


ZEP report on role of CCUS in below 2 degrees scenario

(Jul 25 2018) The report concludes that CCS is available today, constitutes an essential part of the lowest cost solution, and is particularly necessary for reducing emissions from 'hard to mitigate' sectors such as industrial processes and distributed heating.


UK CCUS Cost Challenge Taskforce report

(Jul 23 2018) An independent report to government on progressing carbon capture, usage and storage in the UK has proposed a viable business plan but urgency is needed.



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