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Institute’s experts review the upcoming IPCC Sixth Assessment report
Institute’s experts review the upcoming IPCC Sixth Assessment report

8th April 2021

Every five to seven years, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publishes comprehensive scientific assessment reports. The latest of these reports was the Fifth Assessment Report (2014) that provided the main scientific input to the Paris Agreement.   Since the Fifth Assessment Report was published, the IPCC has released several...

45Q: The “Most Progressive CCS-Specific Incentive Globally” Is Now Open for Business
45Q: The “Most Progressive CCS-Specific Incentive Globally” Is Now Open for Business

24th March 2021

A year ago this April, the Global CCS Institute released a Brief  detailing new developments to the United States’ Section 45Q Tax Credit for carbon oxide (COx) sequestration (45Q). At the time, the Institute called...

CCS and Reaching Climate Targets in Europe: Reflections from Industry Experts and EU Officials
CCS and Reaching Climate Targets in Europe: Reflections from Industry Experts and EU Officials

5th March 2021

EU Industry Week 2021 – an initiative hosted by the EU Commission – was not short of compelling insights as event organisers launched dialogues on industrial challenges and opportunities. On 25 February, both the Global...

Topic(s): CCS, EU, Europe

With the U.S back in the Paris Agreement, 2050 Climate Targets are Within Reach
With the U.S back in the Paris Agreement, 2050 Climate Targets are Within Reach

20th February 2021

On his first day in office, newly elected U.S. President Joe Biden made his commitment to addressing climate change strikingly clear by signing an executive order that would have the United States re-enter the Paris...

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) – A role for CCS
Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) – A role for CCS

18th November 2020

Global installed capacity of carbon capture and storage (CCS) must increase more than a hundredfold on today’s levels for the technology to play its vital role in reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and reaching net-zero...

Topic(s): CCS, ESG

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

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