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Japan Makes Pledge to Reach Net Zero Emissions by 2050
Japan Makes Pledge to Reach Net Zero Emissions by 2050

28th October 2020

The Global CCS Institute welcomes Japan’s latest climate commitment, pledging to become carbon neutral by 2050. In an announcement made by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Japan will scale up its use of renewables and hydrogen...

European Parliament votes in support of 60% emission reduction target by 2030
European Parliament votes in support of 60% emission reduction target by 2030

9th October 2020

On Wednesday 8 October, the European Parliament (EP) adopted its mandate for negotiating the EU climate law. This law aims to set a legally binding target for the EU to become climate neutral by 2050....

US House of Representatives passes the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act
US House of Representatives passes the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act

25th September 2020

Today, the United State (US) House of Representatives passed an energy innovation package, H.R. 4447, that has the potential to transform the development and deployment of CCS in the US. Referred to as the Clean Economy...

Topic(s): CCS Policy, United States

CCUS Deployment Vital to Reaching Global Climate Targets, IEA Report Finds
CCUS Deployment Vital to Reaching Global Climate Targets, IEA Report Finds

24th September 2020

In a new report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA), findings show that net zero climate targets will be near impossible to reach without rapid industrial decarbonisation by carbon, capture, utilization and storage (CCUS)...

Australian Government releases Low Emissions Technology Statement as part of Technology Investment Roadmap
Australian Government releases Low Emissions Technology Statement as part of Technology Investment Roadmap

22nd September 2020

Today, Australian Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor released the Government’s first Low Emissions Technology Statement, the first milestone in Australia’s Technology Investment Roadmap. View the Low Emissions Technology Statement The Statement outlines...

Topic(s): Australia, CCS Policy

Global CCS Institute launches two new language websites
Global CCS Institute launches two new language websites

8th September 2020

The Global CCS Institute is delighted to announce the launch of two new websites - one in Japanese and one in Chinese – which will enable our valued Members and stakeholders in Japan and China...

U.K Government Earmarks Funding for CCS Under Green Recovery Plan
U.K Government Earmarks Funding for CCS Under Green Recovery Plan

22nd July 2020

The Global CCS Institute welcomes the U.K government’s announcement to invest £139 million to scale up the use of carbon capture and storage and drive emission reductions in heavy industry. The announcement is part of...

EU Commission Releases Hydrogen Strategy, Renews Green Deal Commitments
EU Commission Releases Hydrogen Strategy, Renews Green Deal Commitments

8th July 2020

Hydrogen will be a key component in Europe’s transition towards a low-carbon economy, according to a new strategy released by the European Commission. The EU Hydrogen Strategy incorporates hydrogen in its efforts to further decarbonise...

European Commission launches the first call of the Innovation Fund
European Commission launches the first call of the Innovation Fund

3rd July 2020

The Global CCS Institute welcomes the launch of the first call of the European Commission’s EU ETS Innovation Fund. In supporting EU’s transition to climate neutral economy, the Fund aims to support the demonstration of...

Topic(s): European Green Deal

Global CCS Institute partners with OGCI and Pale Blue Dot Energy to launch world first catalogue of CO2 storage resource for CCUS
Global CCS Institute partners with OGCI and Pale Blue Dot Energy to launch world first catalogue of CO2 storage resource for CCUS

1st July 2020

We are pleased to announce the launch of the CO2 Storage Resource Catalogue, the first independent worldwide evaluation of geologic CO2 storage resource assessments. The database has been developed in partnership with The Oil and Gas...

Topic(s): CO2 Storage

World’s first at scale hydrogen production facilities with CCS announced in the UK
World’s first at scale hydrogen production facilities with CCS announced in the UK

1st July 2020

Equinor has today announced it will lead a project to develop one of the UK’s – and the world’s – first at-scale facilities to produce hydrogen from natural gas in combination with carbon capture and...

Topic(s): ccs, hydrogen

Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group announce new BECCS pilot
Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group announce new BECCS pilot

24th June 2020

A new bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) pilot facility will be installed within Drax’s CCUS Incubation Area in the autumn. The pilot facility will enable Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to demonstrate its BECCS technology...

Topic(s): BECCS

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