Cement technology roadmap plots path to cutting CO2 emissions 24% by 2050

(Apr 15 2018) A combination of technology and policy solutions could provide a pathway to reducing direct carbon dioxide emissions from the cement industry according to the IEA and Cement Sustainability Initiative.


Carbon XPRIZE announces ten finalists

(Apr 15 2018) The 10 finalists, each taking home an equal share of a $5 million milestone prize, will demonstrate CO2 conversion in real world conditions.


Algae and BECCS to produce food, electricity and reduce CO2

(Apr 13 2018) The ABECCS system can act as a carbon dioxide sink while also generating food and electricity.


Paris targets can be met if fossil fuel producers pay for CO2 storage

(Apr 05 2018) A new study by SCCS scientists suggests that the Paris Agreement’s climate targets can be met rapidly if fossil fuel producers are obliged to pay for the storage of progressively increasing amounts of carbon emissions resulting from their products.


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.”



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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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