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UK Government Launches New Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy
UK Government Launches New Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy

18th March 2021

The UK government has announced the launch of a new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy that will see £171 million put towards hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. The dedicated £171 funding is part of...

Australian Government Opens CCUS Development Fund
Australian Government Opens CCUS Development Fund

1st March 2021

The Morrison Government today has opened the $50 million Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Development Fund. Select carbon capture projects will get a boost from the fund, which aims to attract private sector investment. CCS...

Institute Gains PSO Observer Status to the Green Climate Fund
Institute Gains PSO Observer Status to the Green Climate Fund

9th February 2021

The Global CCS Institute is now an accredited observer to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) as a Private Sector Organisation (PSO). Established by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2010, the...

United States to Rejoin the Paris Agreement
United States to Rejoin the Paris Agreement

21st January 2021

US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order that will reinstate the United States in the international Paris Agreement. The order, signed on President Biden’s first day in office, will take thirty days to...

Topic(s): Paris Agreement, United States

US Congress Passes Energy Bill with Significant Provisions for Climate and Carbon Capture
US Congress Passes Energy Bill with Significant Provisions for Climate and Carbon Capture

23rd December 2020

The United States Congress has passed the end-of-year Consolidated Appropriations Act, containing the Energy Bill,  one of the most important pieces of climate legislation further supporting US based industries to take on carbon capture and...

Topic(s): CCS Policy, United States

UK Government Releases Energy White Paper
UK Government Releases Energy White Paper

15th December 2020

The UK government has released an Energy White Paper, which outlines plans to support the country’s net-zero climate target by transitioning to a clean energy system. This is building on the Prime Minister’s Ten-Point Plan...

Topic(s): CCS Policy, United Kingdom

Media Coverage: The Global Status of CCS 2020
Media Coverage: The Global Status of CCS 2020

9th December 2020

The Global Status of CCS 2020 report was released on 1 December 2020, with key findings covered by media outlets globally. Read selected news clips below: World Economic Forum (WEF) - Capturing and storing CO2...

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

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