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G7 and the role of the European Union ahead of COP21 in Paris
G7 and the role of the European Union ahead of COP21 in Paris

15th June 2015

Several important events are taking place in the months ahead of the international climate change negotiations at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris in December. In separate events world leaders have demonstrated...

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

The role of Carbon Capture and Storage in a decarbonised world
The role of Carbon Capture and Storage in a decarbonised world

15th May 2015

The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) is a global initiative coordinated by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)[1]. Last year the Pathways to Deep Decarbonization, 2014 Report was released, which provides a comprehensive...

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

Global storage readiness assessment
Global storage readiness assessment

15th May 2015

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) deployment must be rapidly accelerated if the world is to meet its intended goal of limiting temperature increases to two degrees celsius. For accelerated CCS deployment suitable storage sites must...

Topic(s): Capacity development, CO2 storage, Engineering and project delivery, law and regulation, Policy

A review of the CO2GeoNet 10th Annual Forum
A review of the CO2GeoNet 10th Annual Forum

15th May 2015

CO2GeoNet, the European network on the geological storage of CO2 held their 10th Annual Open Forum "CO2 storage - the cornerstone of our low carbon future” from 11-12th May 2015, in San Servolo, Italy. In...

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

Getting real about carbon capture and storage
Getting real about carbon capture and storage

15th May 2015

The following Insight is an excerpt from an article by Chris Davies, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) 1999-2014 and Rapporteur for the CCS Directive and the Parliament's implementation report on CCS. Read the full...

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

Melbourne hosts Australian Emissions Reduction Summit
Melbourne hosts Australian Emissions Reduction Summit

15th May 2015

The Global CCS Institute joined many prominent Australian and international organisations in sponsoring the 2nd Australian Emissions Reduction Summit held in Melbourne on 5 and 6 May 2015. In the Insight below the Institute's Lawrence...

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

Focus on private sector financing for climate technologies
Focus on private sector financing for climate technologies

15th May 2015

The Institute attended the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) meeting for Network members in Bangkok over 28-29 April 2015. The CTCN is the operational arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

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

Tempered optimism in lead up to COP21 climate talks
Tempered optimism in lead up to COP21 climate talks

15th May 2015

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) convened a forum on 23 April in Washington, DC to examine the issues, options and priorities for the upcoming Paris climate talks. In this insight, Victor Der,...

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

US and China lead international collaboration on CCS
US and China lead international collaboration on CCS

15th May 2015

In this Insight the Global CCS Institute's General Manager for Asia-Pacific, Clare Penrose, reports from the second carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) workshop for the US-China Climate Change Workshop Group held on 20 April...

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

Roadmap for CCS Demonstration and Deployment for the People's Republic of China
Roadmap for CCS Demonstration and Deployment for the People's Republic of China

15th April 2015

Deploying CCS in developing countries is critically important.  The International Energy Agency estimates that to achieve global emissions reduction targets 70% of CCS projects will be in non-OECD countries by 2050. Achieving deep decarbonisation of...

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

Carbon storage in the Baltic – new insights from the Bastor2 study
Carbon storage in the Baltic – new insights from the Bastor2 study

15th April 2015

This Insight, written by one of the study's authors, Per Arne Nilsson, is adapted from the Executive Summary to the Final Summary Report from the Elforsk Bastor2 study. The five part report series was undertaken...

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

A CCS Roadmap for Portugal
A CCS Roadmap for Portugal

15th April 2015

The overall need for carbon capture and storage (CCS) to decarbonise power production and heavy industry in Europe remains genuine and urgent. These were the key findings of the 2015 final report reviewing the CCS...

Topic(s): law and regulation, Policy

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