Carbon Capture and Storage

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20 12 2020 | 07:34

Government will invest £1bn in ‘sucking’ carbon out of industrial plants

Ministers also pledge £1.3bn for electric vehicle charging points, as energy plan unveiled. Boris Johnson’s government is to invest £1bn in carbon capture and storage (CCS) schemes aimed at “sucking…

10 10 2020 | 08:38

Carbon capture 'moonshot' moves closer, as billions of dollars pour in.

  While some say CO2 capture is part of the problem, big projects are being invested in as a part solution to the climate crisis.  As the world dices with the climate emergency, businesses and…

10 08 2020 | 08:06

Mothballing of Petra Nova carbon capture project shows likely fate of other coal-fired CCS initiatives.

Red flags for investors - risks for Enchant Energy’s initiative in New Mexico and Project Tundra in North Dakota. August 3, 2020 (IEEFA) — A research brief published today by the Institute for…

04 07 2020 | 10:56

Australia: Carbon capture and storage is a poor investment.

More money and emissions spent on projects than in storing carbon Australia is pondering carbon capture and storage despite poor outcomes from the only two projects operating world-wide and a lack…

27 10 2019 | 11:02

How the dirtiest power station in western Europe switched to renewable energy.

London (CNN Business)A power station that used to be the biggest polluter in western Europe has made a near-complete switch to renewable energy. The Drax Power Station in Yorkshire, England, used to…

22 05 2019 | 11:17

Making industrial chemicals “green” requires a lot of renewable electricity.

The amount of renewable energy needed to clean up the chemical industry is dramatic. When we think about climate change, we most often think about emissions from two sectors: energy and…

13 05 2019 | 17:17

Solar,Wind Displace 35 Times As Much CO2 Per Year As Ccs Has Ever Sequestered.

Solar and wind energy displace roughly 35 times as much carbon dioxide each year as carbon capture and storage (CCS) has sequestered in its entire history, DeSmog Blog reports, citing a new analysis …

25 02 2019 | 13:08

20th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation Limassol, Cyprus - September 25-28, 2019.

It's time to start planning for the 20th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET20)! This year's organizer and host is the Cyprus University of Technology, which has announced the Call for…

22 02 2019 | 13:48

EXOTIC CARBON CAPTURE TECHNIQUES PROP UP FOSSIL INTERESTS, AREN’T NEEDED TO HIT 1.5°C, NEW STUDY ASSERTS

The urgency and scope of the climate crisis are being needlessly exploited to drive fringe ideas like carbon dioxide removal (CDR) and solar radiation management (SRM) from the margins to the…

22 02 2019 | 13:14

Climate Change: Enough of the ‘Why?’ Time for the ‘Now’

Solutions Won’t Be Easy to Find, But Collaboration and Innovation Offer New Opportunities—and B Corps Can Help It’s been a busy month for the environment.

21 02 2019 | 10:51

CO2 removals ‘increasingly necessary’ to avoid climate disaster, scientists warn

The failure to reverse growth in greenhouse gas emissions means the world is now increasingly dependent on unproven technologies to remove CO2 from the atmosphere in order to avert dangerous climate…

12 02 2019 | 11:33

Drax begins capturing carbon in ‘world first’ pilot

Drax has begun capturing carbon emissions from one of the four biomass units at its power station in Yorkshire. The power station is using innovative technology, developed by the University of Leeds…