Australian Government Announces CCS Funding in Federal Budget
29th March 2022
Australian Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, has handed down a 2022-23 budget with a strong focus on the cost of living and regional development. The energy and emissions reduction portfolio will see new investment, including across carbon...
IPCC’s Working Group II Releases New Climate Report
1st March 2022
The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest report on climate change mitigation, titled ‘Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.’ Authored by IPCC Working Group II, the report notes that climate...
White House Announces New Actions to Advance Clean Manufacturing, Including Updated Guidance on the Deployment of CCUS
16th February 2022
Today, the White House announced new actions to decarbonize and strengthen the US manufacturing sector, including: cross-agency efforts to promote the purchase of low-carbon materials, a $9 billion clean hydrogen initiative, and a commitment to...
Hydrogen Tanker Arrives in Victoria, Australia to Test Export to Japan
21st January 2022
The arrival of the Suiso Frontier, the world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier, in Victoria, Australia today, has marked the success of the Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) Pilot Project. The shipment will leave Victoria and...
European Commission Releases a Communication on Sustainable Carbon Cycles, Highlighting Carbon Removal Objectives
16th December 2021
In support of the European Green Deal, the European Commission has issued a communication outlining its carbon removal objectives and principles. Along with reiterating a continued commitment to reduce the use of fossil carbon, the...
Four CCS Projects to be Funded through the EU Innovation Fund
17th November 2021
The Institute welcomes the €1.1 billion funding announcement by the European Union to develop seven large-scale innovation projects, which will include support towards carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. The investments will be granted through...
US Congress Passes Bill with the Single Largest CCS Infrastructure Investment Ever
10th November 2021
Last Friday, 5 November, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: the same bill that was passed by the U.S. Senate with bipartisan support in August. The bill contains the...
Media Coverage: The Global Status of CCS 2021
5th November 2021
The Global Status of CCS 2021 report was released on 12 October 2021, with key findings covered by media outlets globally. In the three weeks since the Report’s release, it has been downloaded 3,000 times...
Santos Announces Final Investment Decision on Moomba CCS Project
1st November 2021
Santos and Beach Energy have announced a final investment decision to proceed with the Moomba carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in South Australia. Santos CEO, Kevin Gallagher, said the investment decision was an important...
European Commission Launches the Second Call for Projects Under the Innovation Fund
26th October 2021
The Global CCS Institute welcomes the Europe Commission’s launch of the second call for projects under the Innovation Fund. Financed through revenues of the EU Emissions System (EU ETS), the Innovation Fund will see €1.5...
Australian Government Announces $150m for Additional Hydrogen Hubs
20th September 2021
The Australian Government today announced $150 million in funding for two additional hydrogen hubs under the Clean Hydrogen Industrial Hubs program. The program has already committed $1.2 billion for hydrogen. There are now seven prospective locations...
US Senate Advances Bipartisan Infrastructure Package with Significant Provisions for CCS
11th August 2021
The U.S. Senate has advanced the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by a vote of 69-30. The package, which contains significant provisions for carbon capture and storage (CCS), is broadly viewed as an important...