Insights and Commentaries
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
Investing in CCS: What do financiers need?
12th June 2019
In 2018 the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) determined that to avoid the worst effects of climate change, we must limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. To achieve this, carbon dioxide emissions must reduce...
Topic(s): Policy, Project financing
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
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
Reaffirming commitment to the UN Global Compact
18th July 2018
This month, the Institute reaffirmed its strong commitment to the UN Global Compact which it joined in 2016. The Institute remains a strong and proud supporter of the Compact’s Ten Principles which address human rights,...
Topic(s): Carbon capture, law and regulation, Policy, Public engagement, use and storage (CCUS)
Japan CCS Forum 2018 held in Tokyo
18th June 2018
The 2018 Japan CCS Forum was held in Tokyo on 18 June, 2018. Over 200 participants attended the forum - the fourth to be held. Delegates came from various sectors including; Japanese Government, foreign embassies, national research institute, universities,...
Topic(s): Capacity development, Carbon capture, Engineering and project delivery, law and regulation, Policy, Project financing, Public engagement, use and storage (CCUS)
Carbon capture strengthens its position in the global clean energy discussion
18th May 2018
On May 24 at the ninth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM9) in Copenhagen, Denmark, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouilette launched the Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Initiative and the Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy (NICE)...
Topic(s): law and regulation, Policy
China continues to set the pace: Global CCS Institute APAC Forum, Shanghai
18th May 2018
In May, the Institute hosted its first APAC CCS Forum in China, a reflection of China’s continued emphasis on CCS as vital in reducing emissions and creating a new energy highway. The Forum, which took...
Topic(s): Carbon capture, Energy efficiency, Engineering and project delivery, law and regulation, Policy, Project financing, use and storage (CCUS)
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
Dispersion modelling for CO2 pipelines: Fit for purpose and best practice techniques
16th September 2016
To highlight the research and achievements of Australian researchers, the Global CCS Institute with ANLEC R&D will hold a series of webinars throughout 2016. Each webinar will highlight a specific ANLEC R&D research project...
Topic(s): CO2 transport, law and regulation, Policy
Effective enforcement of underground storage of carbon dioxide – A presentation of the findings of recent research
16th August 2016
Dr Meredith Gibbs, a leading Australian environmental and climate change lawyer and the Institute’s inaugural Legal Fellow, presented the findings of her research programme on the effective enforcement of the underground storage of carbon dioxide (CO2)....
Topic(s): CO2 storage, law and regulation, Policy
A summary of CCS-related conversations at COP21
16th April 2016
The Paris climate change conference in December 2015 was the most significant development in international action on carbon emissions to date. The Global CCS Institute was active throughout the conference, advocating for carbon capture and...
Topic(s): Carbon capture, law and regulation, Policy, use and storage (CCUS)