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The Global CCS Institute is gearing up for an action-packed month ahead, as we advocate for the importance of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in tackling climate change.

Tokyo hosted two significant carbon capture and storage (CCS) events in October – a meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) Technical and Policy Working Groups and the associated Technical Workshop on CCS, and the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF).

The 20th annual Met Coke Global Summit took place from 18 to 20 October, and for the first time, carbon capture was on the agenda.  The Summit, which bills itself as “Where the [Metallurgical Coke] Industry Comes Together To Do Business,” convened in the historic heart of US coal count

The new national carbon pricing policy announced on 3 October by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dominated discussion at the third annual Canadian Climate Forum, which convened 20-21 October.

The Global CCS Institute’s Senior Communications Adviser, Jake Lynn, attended the World Energy Forum, which was held from 20 to 22 October 2016 in New York City.

Thursday 17 November

  • Continuation of high level statements by ministers; in preparation for the close of the COP, CMP and suspension of the CMA (likely to 2018) 

Previous Days

Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 November

Friday, 14 October 2016: The Global CCS Institute is intensifying its efforts to communicate the benefits of carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a key climate change mitigator through the appointment of new advocacy and communications positions.

In the Norwegian budget statement on 6th October it was announced that the Government proposes to spend about NOK1 314 million (146M EUR) on CO2 management (CCS) in 2017.

A half-day Taiwan CCS Roundtable Discussion was held in Taipei on 5 September 2016. The Global CCS Institute and Taiwan Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) co-organised this event.