Carbon capture critical to Europe's economic future

(Oct 27 2017) Speaking at the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) CCS Forum at the Port of Rotterdam, Global CCS Institute CEO, Brad Page, said CCS is the solution to a raft of climate, economic and social problems.


Alberta carbon capture and storage Field Research Station opens

(Oct 27 2017) Collaborative CaMI site near Brooks advances low-carbon energy research and training opportunities.


Carbon capture experts create synergy at Thornton Science Park

(Oct 27 2017) Energy experts at the University of Chester have partnered up with a local business to lead the way on carbon capture research.


UK's Clean Growth Strategy shows welcome ambition but lacks firm commitment to CCS

(Oct 25 2017) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage welcomed the report but said it fell short of the Government commitment needed to support CCS.


Carbon capture: universities and industry work together to tackle emissions

(Oct 25 2017) An international collaboration between universities including Cambridge and industry will further develop carbon capture and storage technology.


EU Commission recognises strategic importance of CCS projects

(Oct 24 2017) The EU has adopted a draft list of four projects of interest in cross-border CO2 transport.


Report by University College London: "The role of CCS in meeting climate policy targets"

(Oct 24 2017) The Global CCS Institute commissioned the independent report which examines policy issues in the deployment of CCS, in accordance with global commitments to limit temperature increases to below 2 and 1.5 degrees Celsius.


Decarbonising the global steel and cement sectors calls for more than zero carbon fuels

(Oct 22 2017) Deploying current technologies to decarbonise the steel and cement industries is likely not sufficient to meet the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C limit, according to a new Climate Action Tracker (CAT) study.


BHP partners with leading universities on CCS understanding

(Oct 17 2017) BHP Billiton, the global mining company, has entered a a global collaboration with top international universities to accelerate a deeper understanding of CCS in a range of subsurface locations.


DOE $36m funding for transformational CCS technologies

(Oct 17 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $26 million in federally funded financial assistance for cost-shared research and development projects under the Office of Fossil Energy’s Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture ...


Climeworks combines CO2 direct air capture with storage

(Oct 15 2017) Swiss cleantech company Climeworks has partnered with Reykjavik Energy to combine direct air capture (DAC) technology for the world’s first time with permanent geological storage.


The Netherlands and the United Kingdom set out ambitious plans for CCS in the run up to COP23

(Oct 15 2017) The Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) has welcomed announcements by the Dutch and UK governments on CCS.


UK releases Clean Growth Strategy restarting CCS plans

(Oct 13 2017) Measures include funding for R&D and international collaboration, marking a fresh approach and reaffirmed commitment to CCUS in the UK.


University of Wyoming studying economic models for biofuel and CCS

(Oct 10 2017) Agricultural economists at the University of Wyoming will generate models of what economies in the Upper Missouri River Basin might look like if biofuels and carbon capture technologies were implemented.


Rushlight Awards 2017-18 - open for entries

(Oct 06 2017) The clean technology awards close to entries on 30 November 2017.



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Issue 59 Sept- Oct 2017

CCS in the U.S.: Bipartisan support grows for CCS incentives to drive projects .. California extends cap & trade .. Kemper the death knell for CCS? NOT. Korea and China joint CO2 capture research project .. Japan’s big steps toward CO2-free hydroge.....


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