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Lien set to delay carbon capture - Views and News from Norway

Today in CCS - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 03:59

Lien set to delay carbon capture
Views and News from Norway
Norway's plans for carbon capture and storage have been repeatedly put off, also by the former left-center government that announced delays after a critical election. The costs of carbon capture are high, and politicians of all persuasions have long ...

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Mandryk: Sticking with Boundary Dam project only viable option - Regina Leader-Post

Today in CCS - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 08:06

Regina Leader-Post

Mandryk: Sticking with Boundary Dam project only viable option
Regina Leader-Post
So perhaps that has to be the starting point in the debate about the Saskatchewan Party government's commitment to carbon capture and storage. One can go on at great length about all the follies that led to this $1.6-billion expenditure, including the ...

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Carbon capture and storage is unlikely to save coal in the long run - Business Green

Today in CCS - Sun, 06/19/2016 - 16:23

Business Green

Carbon capture and storage is unlikely to save coal in the long run
Business Green
One of the great hopes of the industry is carbon capture and storage (CCS), a way to burn coal, remove the carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions and store it safely away from the atmosphere. While there have been several breakthroughs, the technology remains ...
Researchers Seek Safe Storage Answers From CO2 ReservoirsBlue & Green Tomorrow
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Carbon capture: UK pays firms £30m despite scrapping projects - The Guardian

Today in CCS - Sun, 06/19/2016 - 06:18

The Guardian

Carbon capture: UK pays firms £30m despite scrapping projects
The Guardian
The government has handed out almost £30m to Shell and other companies for work on carbon capture and storage (CCS) despite scrapping their projects that could have played a role in beating climate change. The payments, revealed in a written ...

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Quebec and Saskatchewan join forces for carbon capture and storage technologies - Canadian Underwriter

Today in CCS - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 10:51

Canadian Underwriter

Quebec and Saskatchewan join forces for carbon capture and storage technologies
Canadian Underwriter
The Premiers of Quebec and Saskatchewan announced on Thursday that they have agreed to accelerate the development and deployment of technologies related to carbon capture and storage (CCS). Premiers Wall and Couillard Quebec Premier Philippe ...
Quebec and Sask. join up for carbon capture researchRegina Leader-Post

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Saskatchewan and Quebec collaborate to develop carbon capture and storage technologies - 620 CKRM.com

Today in CCS - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 14:09

Saskatchewan and Quebec collaborate to develop carbon capture and storage technologies
620 CKRM.com
The agreement will be centered around the development of best practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through carbon capture and storage while improving economic return on projects by reusing the carbon captured carbon for other purposes.

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Carbon capture and storage is unlikely to save coal in the long run - The Conversation AU

Today in CCS - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 13:19

The Conversation AU

Carbon capture and storage is unlikely to save coal in the long run
The Conversation AU
One of the great hopes of the industry is carbon capture and storage (CCS), a way to burn coal, remove the carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions and store it safely away from the atmosphere. While there have been several breakthroughs, the technology remains ...

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Carbon Capture Researchers Just Turned CO2 to Calcite, but No One Wants Calcite - Inverse

Today in CCS - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 14:49

Inverse

Carbon Capture Researchers Just Turned CO2 to Calcite, but No One Wants Calcite
Inverse
The true value of carbon capture and storage is in the climate change related costs it avoids: costs associated with rising seas, worsening storms, agricultural losses, and migrations away from the coast, among other things. By one estimate, the annual ...
Iceland Carbon Dioxide Storage Project Locks Away Gas, and FastNew York Times
Iceland Carbon Capture Project Quickly Converts Carbon Dioxide Into StoneSmithsonian
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Iceland Carbon Capture Project Quickly Converts Carbon Dioxide Into Stone - Smithsonian

Today in CCS - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:14

Inverse

Iceland Carbon Capture Project Quickly Converts Carbon Dioxide Into Stone
Smithsonian
Most conventional carbon capture and storage projects inject liquefied carbon dioxide into sedimentary rocks, the type of rocks in which oil and natural gas are found. Because oil and gas companies have so much experience working with these types of ...
Carbon Capture Researchers Just Turned CO2 to Calcite, but No One Wants CalciteInverse
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A Power Plant in Iceland Has Turned Its CO 2 Into StoneWIRED
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Turning air into stone - The Economist

Today in CCS - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:13

New Scientist

Turning air into stone
The Economist
One idea, carbon capture and storage (CCS), involves collecting the gas from power stations and factories and burying it underground where it can do no harm. But CCS is expensive and mostly untried. One worry is whether the buried gas will stay put.
CO2 injected deep underground turns to rock – and stays thereNew Scientist

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CO2 injected deep underground turns to rock – and stays there - New Scientist

Today in CCS - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:10

New Scientist

CO2 injected deep underground turns to rock – and stays there
New Scientist
But the general public is worried about safety, Miocic says, so using methods like this could boost support for carbon capture and storage (CCS). CCS could play a big part in limiting global warming if done on a massive scale. The main problem, however ...
Underground injections turn carbon dioxide to stoneScience Magazine

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Iceland Carbon Dioxide Storage Project Locks Away Gas, and Fast - New York Times

Today in CCS - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:02

New York Times

Iceland Carbon Dioxide Storage Project Locks Away Gas, and Fast
New York Times
For years, scientists and others concerned about climate change have been talking about the need for carbon capture and sequestration. That is the term for removing carbon dioxide from, say, a coal-burning power plant's smokestack and pumping it deep ...
A Power Plant in Iceland Has Turned Its CO 2 Into StoneWIRED
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Quickfire carbon capture method turns CO2 into solid rock within two yearsGizmag
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'Gas is dead' without carbon capture: economist - The South Burnett Times

Today in CCS - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 16:22

The South Burnett Times

'Gas is dead' without carbon capture: economist
The South Burnett Times
GAS will be "dead" without effective carbon capture and storage in a net-zero emissions world, an Oxford economist has told an oil and gas conference. Speaking at an APPEA conference in Brisbane Professor Cameron Hepburn said the gas sector had a ...

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'Gas is dead' without carbon capture: economist - Chinchilla News

Today in CCS - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 16:18

Chinchilla News

'Gas is dead' without carbon capture: economist
Chinchilla News
GAS will be "dead" without effective carbon capture and storage in a net-zero emissions world, an Oxford economist has told an oil and gas conference. Speaking at an APPEA conference in Brisbane Professor Cameron Hepburn said the gas sector had a ...

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'Gas is dead' without carbon capture: economist - Noosa News

Today in CCS - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 16:15

Noosa News

'Gas is dead' without carbon capture: economist
Noosa News
GAS will be "dead" without effective carbon capture and storage in a net-zero emissions world, an Oxford economist has told an oil and gas conference. Speaking at an APPEA conference in Brisbane Professor Cameron Hepburn said the gas sector had a ...

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'Gas is dead' without carbon capture: economist - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Today in CCS - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 16:15

The Sunshine Coast Daily

'Gas is dead' without carbon capture: economist
The Sunshine Coast Daily
GAS will be "dead" without effective carbon capture and storage in a net-zero emissions world, an Oxford economist has told an oil and gas conference. Speaking at an APPEA conference in Brisbane Professor Cameron Hepburn said the gas sector had a ...

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BHP Billiton funds carbon capture and storage research in China - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Today in CCS - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 02:42

The Sydney Morning Herald

BHP Billiton funds carbon capture and storage research in China
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Diversified mining group BHP Billiton on Monday announced that it would provide $7.37-million in funding to Peking University, in Beijing, to accelerate carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) research.
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UW, INL Researchers Study Pulling Rare Earth Elements from Industrial Waters - University of Wyoming News

CCS UW - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 09:56

UW, INL Researchers Study Pulling Rare Earth Elements from Industrial Waters
University of Wyoming News
He explains that the new research project stems from the Carbon Management Institute's investigation of deep saline aquifers evaluated for carbon dioxide storage in southwest Wyoming. Using analytical methods developed by INL team members, the UW ...

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How carbon capture and storage technology could help to avoid climate change - Imperial College London

Today in CCS - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 04:33

Imperial College London

How carbon capture and storage technology could help to avoid climate change
Imperial College London
Dr Niall MacDowell explains how progress in carbon capture and storage will affect each and every one of us. Dr Niall MacDowell, a lecturer in Energy and Environmental Technology and Policy and a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Chemical ...

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Ancient rice may hold key to solving the puzzle of the settlement of Madagascar - HeritageDaily

RM CCS by Google - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 08:09

Ancient rice may hold key to solving the puzzle of the settlement of Madagascar
HeritageDaily
Archaeologists studying the distribution of ancient rice believe they may be close to solving one of the enduring mysteries of the ancient world – how people of South East Asian origin ended up living on the African island of Madagascar, 6,000 km away.

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