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Global CO2 Storage Resource Database a critical step forward for the deployment of CCS
Global CO2 Storage Resource Database a critical step forward for the deployment of CCS

4th August 2020

At the global level, both the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) consistently show CCS being deployed at a significant scale to reduce emissions to net-zero by 2050 and...

Topic(s): CO2 storage

Carbon capture and storage: Challenges, enablers and opportunities for deployment
Carbon capture and storage: Challenges, enablers and opportunities for deployment

30th July 2020

Carbon capture and storage, or CCS, is a proven and safe technology vital to achieving climate targets, as highlighted by the IPCC and other credible organisations, studies, and governments. Over the past three years, the...

Topic(s): CCS, Incentive mechanisms, Policy

Where does CCS feature in the European Green Deal?
Where does CCS feature in the European Green Deal?

12th June 2020

This blog serves as an update to the Perspective “The European Green Deal: New opportunities to scale up carbon capture and storage” from February 2020. The European Commission has come out with several major initiatives...

New trends bolster chance of successful deployment of carbon capture and storage
New trends bolster chance of successful deployment of carbon capture and storage

25th February 2020

The United States leads the global deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies. A progressive policy framework and sustained government support have launched the roll-out of the next generation of CCS facilities. With impacts of climate...

Capturing and storing CO2 will be key to the clean energy transition. Here’s why
Capturing and storing CO2 will be key to the clean energy transition. Here’s why

10th February 2020

At this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, we were reminded that the future must be defined by sustainable and clean economic growth, and by the opportunities this will present to create prosperity. To achieve the targets...

CCS in Norway: Propelling global innovation for decarbonization
CCS in Norway: Propelling global innovation for decarbonization

9th February 2020

Exploration wells are usually drilled to prospect oil and gas reserves. Yet, for the first time ever, at the end of 2019, testing began in the North Sea not to dig for natural resources but...

Driving Decarbonization with Carbon Capture and Storage
Driving Decarbonization with Carbon Capture and Storage

16th January 2020

A clean energy transition is well underway in Europe. The move toward cleaner energy sources, the phase out of coal-fired power plants, and the growth of renewable energy sources are some of the changes driving...

Topic(s): EU, Europe

US leads new wave of carbon capture and storage deployment
US leads new wave of carbon capture and storage deployment

5th January 2020

CCS has long been recognized as necessary to address climate change, yet its scale-up has been lagging. A new report by the Global CCS Institute on the global status of CCS in 2019 shows that the tide...

COP25 outcomes – slow progress and no rules on carbon markets
COP25 outcomes – slow progress and no rules on carbon markets

18th December 2019

COP25 took place in a continuously changing geopolitical context and under strong scrutiny from the Fridays for Future movement, which brought thousands of people marching on the streets of Madrid. Spain had taken on hosting...

The critical emissions abatement method Australia can’t afford to ignore
The critical emissions abatement method Australia can’t afford to ignore

29th August 2019

Australia, along with many countries around the world, faces an increasingly challenging path towards achieving the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions reductions required to meet Paris climate change targets, and contribute to a global net-zero emissions...

Topic(s): Australia, CCS, CO2 EOR

New low-carbon fuel policy boosts opportunities for bioethanol production with CCS
New low-carbon fuel policy boosts opportunities for bioethanol production with CCS

7th August 2019

As the world’s demand for energy increases, biofuels will play an increasingly important role in delivering the deep emissions reductions required to achieve global climate targets. In particular, when addressing the challenge of decarbonising the...

The California climate policy no one is talking about
The California climate policy no one is talking about

24th July 2019

California is often lauded for its commitment to confront the climate crisis and its leadership in developing innovative policy solutions. The state delivered on its 2020 climate goals by 2016 and its climate ambition is enshrined it...

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