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Germany Revives Underground Carbon Capture Plan in Sign of Climate Struggle
Germany Revives Underground Carbon Capture Plan in Sign of Climate Struggle

23rd May 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is reviving the idea of storing carbon-dioxide emissions underground as the nation struggles to achieve its climate targets. Europe’s biggest carbon emitter effectively scrapped plans earlier this decade to bury...

Our Q&A with Solar Impulse Foundation
Our Q&A with Solar Impulse Foundation

23rd May 2019

Our CEO Brad Page was interviewed by the Solar Impulse Foundation created by Bertrand Piccard, initiator and chairman of the Foundation.  Piccard was the visionary behind the Solar Impulse,  a solar-powered airplane that has circled the globe. You can...

The Institute attends the inaugural European Climate Summit
The Institute attends the inaugural European Climate Summit

26th April 2019

The Institute attended the inaugural European Climate Summit in Lisbon from 15 to 17 April. Led by International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), the event brought together leading climate and energy practitioners to discuss and analyse...

Institute’s submission to EIB’s public consultation on its energy lending policy
Institute’s submission to EIB’s public consultation on its energy lending policy

26th April 2019

The Global CCS Institute submitted a response to the European Investment Bank's Public Consultation for the review of its Energy Lending Policy. The aim of the consultation is to ensure that the Bank continues to effectively...

Institute holds 26th Study Meeting
Institute holds 26th Study Meeting

23rd April 2019

Our 26th Study Meeting took place on 22 April in Tokyo. Our guest speaker was Dr Eiji Komatsu  from Meiji University.  Dr Eiji Komatsu has delivered his presentation on Japan’s CCS legal framework in Japan...

Norwegian Government proposes state contribution for funding of CCS exploration well
Norwegian Government proposes state contribution for funding of CCS exploration well

11th April 2019

As part of the Norwegian full-scale carbon capture and storage-project (CCS),the Norwegian Government will propose to the Parliament that the Norwegian state contributes with funds for an exploration well for CO2-storage on the Norwegian Continental...

Carbon Lunches: A Carbon Capture 101 Briefing Series kicks off in Washington, DC
Carbon Lunches: A Carbon Capture 101 Briefing Series kicks off in Washington, DC

9th April 2019

On Thursday, March 28 the Global CCS Institute, in partnership with the Carbon Utilization Research Council (CURC) and the Carbon Capture Coalition, hosted the first of many Carbon Lunches: A Carbon Capture 101 Briefing Series...

Institute holds 8th Annual DC Forum on CCS – New Perspectives for a Decarbonized Economy
Institute holds 8th Annual DC Forum on CCS – New Perspectives for a Decarbonized Economy

7th 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...

For First Time, IEA Quantifies Coal’s Dominant Role in Global Temperature Increase
For First Time, IEA Quantifies Coal’s Dominant Role in Global Temperature Increase

6th April 2019

Coal combustion was responsible for more than 0.3 degrees C of the 1-degree C surge in global average annual surface temperatures above pre-industrial levels—and that makes coal the single largest source of the global temperature...

We can’t rely solely on renewable energy yet, but there’s another way companies can fight climate change
We can’t rely solely on renewable energy yet, but there’s another way companies can fight climate change

6th April 2019

For years, debate has raged on about how businesses can help in the fight against climate change. While renewable energy innovations are important for reducing future emissions, energy leaders and experts have not yet figured...

Introducing Bright Energy
Introducing Bright Energy

5th April 2019

Bright Energy is a startup company near Denver, Colorado, USA working a novel carbon capture system which they think can achieve $15/tonne for a coal-fired power plant (Figure 1)—with >95% capture of the flue gas...

Institute provides submission to inform Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy
Institute provides submission to inform Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy

4th April 2019

The Institute recently provided a submission to the COAG Energy Council Hydrogen Working Group to inform the development of Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy. The Working Group, established by the COAG Energy Council, seeks to support...

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