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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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

CCUS: Building a climate change solution
CCUS: Building a climate change solution

15th March 2015

Duncan Kenyon, director of the Pembina Institute’s unconventional oil and gas program, has worked extensively on climate change related policy and projects, including a variety of CCS activities for the Shell Quest and SaskPower Boundary...

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

European CCS beyond Road and the UK, opportunities in the Baltic
European CCS beyond Road and the UK, opportunities in the Baltic

15th March 2015

The European carbon capture and storage (CCS) story is often framed in the context of the ROAD project in the Netherlands and the various CCS projects under development in the UK, the most advanced of...

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

Adding CCS to the energy mix in the UAE
Adding CCS to the energy mix in the UAE

15th March 2015

The UAE Ministry of Energy supports the development and deployment of CCUS technology and projects that can transform the energy sector while effectively supporting global efforts to combat climate change. The following Insight by His...

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

SaskPower CCS Challenge awards announced
SaskPower CCS Challenge awards announced

15th March 2015

The winners of the hotly contested SaskPower CCS Challenge have been revealed. The announcement follows an innovative education program run by Boundary Dam's operator, SaskPower, and the Regina Catholic School Division (RCSD), with local schools in...

Topic(s): Communication, Education, Public engagement

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

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