Previous Reports

2020

Global Status Report 2020

The Global Status of CCS Report 2020 demonstrates the vital role of carbon capture and storage technologies (CCS) in reducing emissions to net-zero by 2050 as well as documenting the current status and important milestones for the technology over the past 12 months. The report provides detailed information on and analyses of the global CCS facility pipeline, international policy perspectives, CO2 storage and the CCS legal and regulatory environment.

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2019

Global Status Report 2019

Summary Report

CCS is an emissions reduction technology critical to meeting global climate targets. The Global Status of CCS 2019 documents important milestones for CCS over the past 12 months, its status across the world and the key opportunities and challenges it faces. We hope this report will be read and used by governments, policy-makers, academics, media commentators and the millions of people who care about our climate.

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2018

Global Status Report 2018

Summary Report

The Global Status of CCS Report 2018 documents the status of CCS around the world and significant operational milestones over the past 12 months. It demystifies common misunderstandings about the technology and identifies where and how it can, and must, be more widely deployed. It also tracks the worldwide progress of CCS technologies and the key opportunities and challenges CCS faces.

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2017

Global Status Report 2017

Summary Report

  • Paris climate change targets cannot be reached without CCS
  • CCS is the only clean technology capable of decarbonising major industry (steel, cement, fertiliser, pulp and paper, petrochemicals)
  • CCS is the conduit to a new energy economy of hydrogen production, bioenergy and CO2re-use applications

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2016

Global Status Report 2016

Summary Report

This Global Status of CCS: 2016 Summary Report provides an overview of the key findings contained in the package of volumes that comprise the Global Status of CCS: 2016 release, as well as from other recent releases by the Institute. Institute Members can access all materials associated with the Global Status of CCS: 2016 on our Members Portal.

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2015

Global Status Report 2015

The Global CCS Institute is pleased to announce the release of its Global Status of CCS: 2015 package of materials. They provide a detailed overview of current international climate discussions, CCS project, policy and market developments as well as updates of key issues in CCS technologies. A special report on CCS hubs and clusters, with a focus on Europe, was also prepared.

Institute Members can access all materials associated with the Global Status of CCS: 2015 on our Members Portal.

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