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The Global Status of CCS: 2012

The Global CCS Institute is pleased to announce the release of The Global Status of CCS: 2012 report.

The annual status of CCS report provides a comprehensive overview of the development of CCS projects and technologies around the world—progress, challenges and recommendations—and of actions taken to assist the demonstration of those technologies at a large scale.

Covering developments from late 2011, until the beginning of September 2012, the report draws on the results of the Institute's annual project survey, which is completed by lead proponents of major CCS projects, interviews with personnel from many of these projects, and research.

The report is intended as a comprehensive reference guide for industry, government, research bodies and the broader community.

Video Topics:

  1. What is the Global Status of CCS Report?
  2. Why is the report important?
  3. How do the findings of the 2012 status report compare with the previous year?
  4. What does CCS need to contribute to the low-carbon economy in the future?
  5. How is CCS tracking towards the 2015 target and what needs to happen beyond that?
  6. What should governments be doing at this point?
  7. How well does the general community understand CCS technology?
  8. What are the bright spots in terms of what governments have done during the past year?
  9. What progress has been made in the developing world?
  10. How significant are the CCS developments that have occurred in China?
  11. What should be done to encourage the swift capture and efficient use of CCS expertise and knowledge around the world?


Brad Page, CEO of the Global CCS Institute talks about the Status Report.

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Summary Reports

Summary reports of the Global Status of CCS: 2012 provide a brief overview of the major topics covered in the complete report. They are now available in several languages below:

Chinese Flag 全球碳捕集与封存现状 - 总结报告:2012 (Chinese)
Japanese Flag 世界のCCSの動向:2012年 (Japanese)
South Korean Flag 요약 보고서 –세계 CCS 동향: 2012 (Korean)

Insights

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On 10-11 October, the Global CCS Institute hosted its seventh International Members’ Meeting in Calgary, Canada. Here, we welcomed a cross-section of Institute Members...
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If CCS is going to contribute the amount of CO2 emissions reductions it needs to achieve our global goals, then CCS will need to be deployed in developing countries (by...
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The Global Status of CCS: 2012 report was released on 10 October 2012. This report provides a progress update on CCS including project developments, policy...
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As set out in the Business Case chapter of the Global Status of CCS: 2012 report, building the case to make a significant investment in a CCS project is a difficult...
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When reflecting on the global status of an energy technology on the brink of commercialisation, it seems fitting to quote one of America’s most prolific inventors, Thomas...
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The Global Status of CCS: 2012 includes an update on the international and domestic policy environments affecting the development and deployment of CCS. The policy...
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The Institute is pleased to publish the fourth edition of the Global Status of CCS report. The report is our flagship publication and a great deal of effort goes in to...
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