UCLA scientists develop new technique for creating membrane filters

(Aug 21 2019) UCLA researchers have developed a new technique called thin-film liftoff, or T-FLO, for creating membrane filters with application in carbon capture.


Boilermakers advocate for CCUS technology in Canada

(Aug 15 2019) The Boilermakers Union championed CCUS technology at two key energy and climate events in Saskatchewan and British Columbia in May.


Norway Youth Parties demand full-scale CO2 storage

(Aug 15 2019) The nine Youth Parties have agreed a common position that the government realize a CO2 capture and storage project as soon as possible.


CO2 storage ten times cheaper than decommissioning old oil rigs

(Aug 12 2019) Refitting old North Sea platforms to act as pumping stations for self-contained CO2 storage sites would be 10 times cheaper than decommissioning the structures.


Chevron's Gorgon project starts storing CO2

(Aug 09 2019) Chevron Australia and the Gorgon Joint Venture participants have started the carbon dioxide injection system at the Gorgon natural gas facility on Barrow Island, off the northwest coast of Western Australia.


LanzaTech expands with further $72m investment

(Aug 07 2019) Novo Holdings is making a $72 million investment in the company in a Series E financing, and Senior Director Anders Bendsen Spohr will join LanzaTech’s Board of Directors.


UCLA carbon capture team preparing for industrial demonstration

(Aug 05 2019) A UCLA team in the finals of a multi-million dollar, international prize for turning carbon emissions into commercial products, is preparing for a major showcase of its technology.


De Beers Group’s carbon capture research receives funding

(Aug 05 2019) Research into carbon neutral diamond mining at the Gahcho Kué mine in Canada has received an award of C$675,000 from Natural Resources Canada’s Clean Growth Program.


Removing carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust

(Aug 05 2019) MIT researchers are developing a battery that could both capture carbon dioxide in power plant exhaust and convert it to a solid ready for safe disposal.


Novel catalysis approach reduces carbon dioxide to methane

(Aug 01 2019) An international team of researchers has revealed a new approach that utilizes a series of catalytic reactions to electrochemically reduce carbon dioxide to methane.


Next-gen membranes for carbon capture

(Jul 30 2019) EPFL chemical engineers have developed a new class of high-performance membranes for carbon capture that greatly exceed current targets.


LafargeHolcim launches carbon capture project in Canada

(Jul 25 2019) The objective is to build the world’s first full-cycle solution to capture and reuse CO2 from a cement plant while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The project is a partnership between Lafarge Canada, Inventys and Total.


Chemical industry experts meet to discuss CO2 emissions reduction

(Jul 22 2019) A BASF workshop brought together industry experts to discuss innovative CO2-reduction technologies as well as new collaborative approaches.


Pathways to a low-carbon China

(Jul 15 2019) MIT study projects a key role for carbon capture and storage for China to fulfill it's climate change objectives.


UK Government must act urgently to maintain credibility on climate action

(Jul 10 2019) The UK has legislated for net-zero emissions by 2050 – now the UK Government must show it is serious about its legal obligations to tackle and prepare for climate change says the Committee on Climate Change.



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Issue 69 - May - June 2019

CCUS in Europe - CO2-DISSOLVED: combining CO2 geological storage with geothermal heat recovery .. Pathways to Net-Zero Emissions from EU Heavy Industry .. SINTEF - carbon capture is cheaper than ever UK Government should ‘green light’ carbon captur.....


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