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Institute participates in international clean energy conference in Vancouver
Institute participates in international clean energy conference in Vancouver

18th June 2019

Last May, the Canadian city of Vancouver hosted the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) and the 4th Mission Innovation (MI-4) Ministerial. Hosted by the Government of Canada, the Ministerial meetings gathered key decision-makers from over...

Investing in CCS: What do financiers need?
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

Can We Make CO2 Capture Profitable?
Can We Make CO2 Capture Profitable?

10th June 2019

The fate of the energy transition lies with governments. Yet, government alone will not solve the climate problem.The solutions will be developed, commercialized and deployed by the private sector. When it comes to carbon capture...

Climate Ambition: Timely Reset of Carbon Capture Debate
Climate Ambition: Timely Reset of Carbon Capture Debate

14th May 2019

International institutions, scientists, and activists are calling for more aggressive action on climate change. With lawmakers putting forward principles and ideas to inspire comprehensive climate and clean energy policy, solutions-oriented debates to address global warming...

New international system for classifying storage resources provides further confidence in CCS
New international system for classifying storage resources provides further confidence in CCS

2nd May 2019

The theoretical capacity of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage resources has always been higher than the CO2 storage required to meet the projections of any climate change scenario. In addition, the recent IPCC Special Report cited...

Topic(s): CO2 storage, SRMS

Federal Policy Influencers 2019 Survey: A Bright Outlook for Clean Energy & Carbon Capture
Federal Policy Influencers 2019 Survey: A Bright Outlook for Clean Energy & Carbon Capture

30th April 2019

With US CO2 emissions growth outpacing global emissions growth and many Americans already experiencing the impacts of climate change, policy makers in Washington have begun drafting policy statements and principles for comprehensive climate policy. A...

8th Annual DC Forum: Growing Interest in Carbon Capture
8th Annual DC Forum: Growing Interest in Carbon Capture

9th April 2019

The Global CCS Institute hosted its 8th annual DC Forum on CCS in Washington, DC on March 18, 2019.  In a sense, the day was a microcosm of the current state of CCS in the...

Why carbon capture could be the game-changer the world needs
Why carbon capture could be the game-changer the world needs

23rd March 2019

The clock is ticking, and greater ambition is needed. The scale of the challenge is unprecedented. The world economy is set to double in the next 20 years, while we need to cut our emissions...

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

Addressing the liability challenge
Addressing the liability challenge

8th March 2019

Liability continues to be viewed by some project developers, policy-makers and regulators as a critical issue for the deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS). The topic has been debated at length across several fora...

Topic(s): law and regulation, Liability

A CCS wake-up call
A CCS wake-up call

28th February 2019

The IPCC 1.5 report has set the tone. We are in a race against time to avoid the dangerous consequences of climate change. Current estimates predict that the world is on the way to 3.0°C. Despite strong scientific...

Introducing CO2RE: The world’s first global CCS intelligence database
Introducing CO2RE: The world’s first global CCS intelligence database

20th February 2019

The launch of the CO2RE CCS Intelligence Database represents a significant evolution of the Global CCS Institute’s vast CCS knowledge and data repository. CO2RE is the world’s first global CCS intelligence database. It puts core...

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