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Pumping CO2 underground can help fight climate change. Why is it stuck in second gear?
Pumping CO2 underground can help fight climate change. Why is it stuck in second gear?

15th March 2015

This article by Howard Herzog, Senior Research Engineer at MIT was published in The Conversation US on March 12 2015. It is republished here with permission. The first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage operation at a...

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

Which low carbon technology is now a reality?
Which low carbon technology is now a reality?

15th March 2015

With fossil fuels expected to supply over 70% of the world's energy needs by 2040, we face some urgent questions: where should efforts be focused in reducing greenhouse gas emissions? Which technologies hold the most...

Topic(s): Capacity development, Carbon capture, Economics, Engineering and project delivery, law and regulation, Policy, Public engagement, use and storage (CCUS)

Status of CCS in developing countries
Status of CCS in developing countries

15th March 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. This webinar provided an...

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

Institute response to the EU Emissions Trading System consultations
Institute response to the EU Emissions Trading System consultations

15th March 2015

A recent consultation period ahead of the EU Emissions Trading System Directive's reform called for submissions on a range of low carbon technologies. The Global CCS Institute participated in the process in support of carbon...

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

Speeding up CCS deployment in the Asian region
Speeding up CCS deployment in the Asian region

15th March 2015

The Institute's Chris Consoli, Senior Adviser for Storage (Asia Pacific) recently attended a storage mapping workshop in Bali, Indonesia to share recent developments in identification and assessment of CO2 storage sites around South East Asia....

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

Lessons learned from CCS development in the North of the Netherlands
Lessons learned from CCS development in the North of the Netherlands

15th February 2015

By Barend van Engelenburg (DCMR Milieudienst Rijnmond) and Hanneke Puts (TNO) The planning processes for developing and implementing new, innovative technologies like carbon capture and storage (CCS) take place in complex political, societal, economic and...

Topic(s): Public engagement

Boundary Dam CO2Degrees education awards
Boundary Dam CO2Degrees education awards

15th February 2015

Students around the world taking part in the Institute-led CO2Degrees education program are getting ready for a special awards ceremony soon to commence on March 6th, 2015 in the Canadian Province of Saskatchewan, Canada. Late last...

Topic(s): Communication, Education, Public engagement

CO2 transport systems development status of three large-scale European CCS demonstration projects with EEPR funding
CO2 transport systems development status of three large-scale European CCS demonstration projects with EEPR funding

15th February 2015

        The European CCS Demonstration Project Network was pleased to present the webinar “CO2 transport systems development status of three large-scale European CCS demonstration projects with EEPR funding” on Thursday, 26 February 2014. This webinar,...

Topic(s): CO2 capture, CO2 storage, CO2 transport

CCS in the News: February 2015
CCS in the News: February 2015

15th February 2015

The Global CCS Institute, together with media reporting agency, Mediascape Global, has tracked a growing media interest in CCS technology over February, highlighting the importance of CCS. This Insight by the Institute’s Senior Media and...

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

How does carbon capture affect water consumption?
How does carbon capture affect water consumption?

15th January 2015

Implementing carbon capture in an existing power station or industrial process will have some effect on its water consumption. In fact a carbon dioxide (CO2) capture system in general requires additional water for cooling and...

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

A conversation with TNB's Noraziah Muda on CCS in Malaysia
A conversation with TNB's Noraziah Muda on CCS in Malaysia

15th January 2015

Malaysia has committed to reduce its emissions intensity of gross domestic product (GDP) by 40% on 2005 levels by 2020. In addition to its oil and gas sector, carbon capture and storage (CCS) could play...

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

Reduction of freshwater usage of a coal-fired power plant with CCS by applying a high level of integration of all water streams
Reduction of freshwater usage of a coal-fired power plant with CCS by applying a high level of integration of all water streams

15th January 2015

           The integration of the recently built 1070 MWe coal-fired unit in Rotterdam (Netherlands) with the proposed new 250 MWe demonstration carbon capture unit of the Rotterdam Opslag en Afvang Demonstratieproject (ROAD) would...

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

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