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The devil’s in the details: Policy implications of ‘clean’ vs. ‘renewable’ energy
The devil’s in the details: Policy implications of ‘clean’ vs. ‘renewable’ energy

15th March 2019

In the wake of several major climate reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the U.S. Government, climate change has taken center stage in American political discourse, encapsulated by — but in no...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, COP24, Economics, Policy, United States

The value of CCS
The value of CCS

18th November 2018

Author: Alex Townsend, Senior Consultant - Economics, Global CCS Institute The debate around CCS has historically focussed on how its cost compares to the cost of other climate mitigation technologies, mainly in the context of...

Topic(s): Economics

Is the world ready for carbon capture and storage?
Is the world ready for carbon capture and storage?

18th October 2018

Our global ambition to avoid the serious impacts of climate change was confirmed with the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015. To meet the objectives of the agreement, we know that CCS will require...

Topic(s): Capacity development, CO2 storage, Economics, Education, law and regulation, Policy

China CCUS Forum 2018 held in Beijing
China CCUS Forum 2018 held in Beijing

18th September 2018

The 2018 Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) Forum was co-hosted by the Global CCS Institute and China University of Petroleum (Beijing), and held on 17-18 September in Beijing. The Forum brought governments, embassies, industry...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Economics, Education, Engineering and project delivery, use and storage (CCUS)

NET Power announces revolutionary CCS milestone
NET Power announces revolutionary CCS milestone

18th May 2018

A revolutionary milestone in the large-scale development and deployment of carbon capture and storage has been reached with NET Power, LLC, announcing it has successfully achieved first fire of its ingenious supercritical carbon dioxide (CO₂) demonstration power plant and...

Topic(s): Business cases, Capacity development, Carbon capture, CO2 capture, Economics, Engineering and project delivery, Incentive mechanisms, Project financing, use and storage (CCUS)

Telling the CCS story at the Talanoa Dialogue
Telling the CCS story at the Talanoa Dialogue

18th May 2018

                Earlier this month, the Global CCS Institute was invited to participate to the Talanoa Dialogue in Bonn, this as part of the ‘preparatory phase’ of the climate...

Topic(s): Economics, law and regulation, Policy

Rocking the climate: taking CCS on tour
Rocking the climate: taking CCS on tour

18th March 2018

In the past few weeks, there’s been an increase in mainstream and social media “noise” around carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a clean technology. Despite it being identified as vital to meeting Paris climate...

Topic(s): Capacity development, Carbon capture, Economics, Energy efficiency, Engineering and project delivery, Project financing, use and storage (CCUS)

CCS remains a critical technology according to Princeton University’s Professor Emeritus Robert Socolow
CCS remains a critical technology according to Princeton University’s Professor Emeritus Robert Socolow

16th February 2016

On 9 February 2016, Professor Robert Socolow of Princeton University gave a breakfast lecture in Brisbane about the future of fossil fuels within a context of climate change mitigation. Professor Socolow’s seminal work in 2004...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Economics, use and storage (CCUS)

The new western advantage – underground (again)
The new western advantage – underground (again)

15th December 2015

The following Insight by Richard Adamson, President, CMC Research Institutes was first published on lowcarbonlinks.com. It is reproduced here with permission from the author. The next industrial boom in Alberta & Saskatchewan might be focused...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Economics, use and storage (CCUS)

COP21 side event – Financing the Demonstration and Deployment of CCS in Developing Countries
COP21 side event – Financing the Demonstration and Deployment of CCS in Developing Countries

15th December 2015

The landmark Paris conference on climate change in December 2015 provided an opportunity to discuss all aspects of decarbonisation. The Global CCS Institute attended the conference and advocated for carbon capture and storage (CCS) as...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Economics, law and regulation, Policy, Public engagement, use and storage (CCUS)

UNECE Executive Secretary calls for more effort to develop, demonstrate and deploy CCS technology
UNECE Executive Secretary calls for more effort to develop, demonstrate and deploy CCS technology

15th December 2015

The following Insight is based on a speech delivered by Christian Friis Bach, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) at the sixth Ministerial Conference of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Economics, law and regulation, Policy, use and storage (CCUS)

Roadmap scenario modelling confirms the important role of CCS
Roadmap scenario modelling confirms the important role of CCS

15th December 2015

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has recently published a Roadmap for Carbon Capture and Storage Demonstration and Deployment in the People's Republic of China. The Roadmap contains scenario modelling that illustrates the importance of carbon...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Economics, use and storage (CCUS)

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