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US has opportunity for sustainable energy system: IEA - Courier Mail

Today in CCS - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:36

US has opportunity for sustainable energy system: IEA
Courier Mail
Specifically, there is a concern that competitive electricity markets may not trigger investments in large, high-fixed-cost investments with long lead times, such as nuclear, carbon capture and storage, and large renewable portfolio projects. The ...

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IEA: US needs clarity on nuclear, carbon capture - The Hill

Today in CCS - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:57

IEA: US needs clarity on nuclear, carbon capture
The Hill
"Specifically, there is a concern that competitive electricity markets may not trigger investments in large, high-fixed-cost investments with long lead times, such as nuclear, carbon capture and storage, and large renewable portfolio projects,” the ...

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£2.5m on table for North Sea Carbon Capture & Storage - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Today in CCS - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 03:38

£2.5m on table for North Sea Carbon Capture & Storage
Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
Luke Warren, Chief Executive of Carbon Capture & Storage Association (CCSA) said: “The UK is one of the best places in the world to develop CCS. Its unique geology – which could provide over 100 years of storage capacity – is optimally located to be ...

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US must grasp opportunity to build sustainable energy system - Commodities Now

Today in CCS - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 01:52

US must grasp opportunity to build sustainable energy system
Commodities Now
Specifically, there is a concern that competitive electricity markets may not trigger investments in large, high-fixed-cost investments with long lead times, such as nuclear, carbon capture and storage, and large renewable portfolio projects. The ...

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UK Government pledges more funds to research CCS - World Coal

Today in CCS - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 08:59

Click Green

UK Government pledges more funds to research CCS
World Coal
Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS) has welcomed the announcement that the UK Government is making £2.5 million available for the further evaluation of CO2 storage sites beneath the North Sea. The Department for Energy and Climate Change ...
£2.5m to develop North Sea CO2 storageGasworld.com
Energy Ministers deliver £2.5m to develop North Sea CO2 StorageClick Green
North Sea CO2 storage vision gets £2.5m boostBusiness Green
BQ Live
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Energy Ministers deliver £2.5m to develop North Sea CO2 Storage - Click Green

Today in CCS - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 06:37

Click Green

Energy Ministers deliver £2.5m to develop North Sea CO2 Storage
Click Green
Prof Stuart Haszeldine, SCCS Director, said: “Today's funding announcement is a positive indication that DECC is planning ahead for a second phase of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) development, following what we hope will be the realisation of the ...
North Sea CO2 storage gets funding boostBQ Live
North Sea CO2 storage vision gets £2.5m boostBusiness Green
RFPs sought for next stage of UK CCSPennEnergy
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Take This Carbon And Sell It: Canadians Show Us How To Cash In On Carbon ... - Forbes

Today in CCS - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 08:05

Take This Carbon And Sell It: Canadians Show Us How To Cash In On Carbon ...
Forbes
It makes even more sense for future plants that can be sited near storage. In fact, US coal generators facing an existential crisis might see an inspirational story in the adoption of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in Saskatchewan ...

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The Engineer Q&A: Carbon Capture and Storage - The Engineer

Today in CCS - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 04:23

The Engineer

The Engineer Q&A: Carbon Capture and Storage
The Engineer
We have lined up some of the leading developers of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to answer Engineer readers' questions on this developing field. Whether you want to know about the industrial processes involved, the safety aspects, or how it affects ...

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Has carbon capture's time finally come? - Cosmos

Today in CCS - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:07

Cosmos

Has carbon capture's time finally come?
Cosmos
And China pledged to start reducing its total carbon emissions by 2030, or sooner if possible. This is reason to celebrate – and also puts a new spin on carbon capture and storage (CCS), a technical solution which until now has often been dismissed.

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A Coal Plant That Buries Its Greenhouse Gases - MIT Technology Review (blog)

Today in CCS - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 03:47

MIT Technology Review (blog)

A Coal Plant That Buries Its Greenhouse Gases
MIT Technology Review (blog)
Boundary dam, a power plant in Estevan, Saskatchewan, is the first commercial coal-fired plant to capture carbon dioxide from its emissions, compress the gas, and bury it underground. The plant demonstrates that so-called carbon capture and storage ...

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Julie Bishop's speech to Lima climate talks – annotated - The Guardian

Today in CCS - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 00:41

The Guardian

Julie Bishop's speech to Lima climate talks – annotated
The Guardian
While we're talking about “supporting” CCS, is this when we mention that the government actually cut $459m from the budget of the Carbon Capture and Storage Program in the previous budget? Yes, let's mention that. As solar industry leader Jeremy ...
Report from COP-20 in Lima: 350.org Protests Allowing Fossil Fuel Lobbyists To ...Global Warming (blog)
The myth of net-zero emissionsToday's Zaman (press release) (blog)
Low carbon policies could cut household energy costs after 2030, Committee on ...Carbon Brief (blog)
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Carbon capture continues to attract attention - Lifestyles Publications

Today in CCS - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 23:21

Lifestyles Publications

Carbon capture continues to attract attention
Lifestyles Publications
Carbon capture and storage has been considered and studied in Saskatchewan since the early 1980s, but it really gained traction in the past decade. A 300-megawatt CCS plant was approved for Shand in 2006, but it was scrapped in 2007 when most of the ...
A Coal Plant That Buries Its Greenhouse GasesMIT Technology Review

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Nicholas Stern: We Need to Deploy Thousands of Carbon-Capture Plants - Greentech Media

Today in CCS - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 08:40

CleanTechnica

Nicholas Stern: We Need to Deploy Thousands of Carbon-Capture Plants
Greentech Media
Thousands of power plants and factories will need to be fitted with carbon-capture and -storage equipment to limit global warming to safe levels, former World Bank chief economist Nicholas Stern said. More efficient vehicles and factories can achieve ...
The Cost Of Global CCS: $17.6 TrillionCleanTechnica

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Buckyballs Could Make Carbon Capture Better - IEEE Spectrum

Today in CCS - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 07:34

IEEE Spectrum

Buckyballs Could Make Carbon Capture Better
IEEE Spectrum
The ever-useful buckminsterfullerene, or buckyball, has a new potential application: carbon capture. Researchers at Rice University in Texas used buckyballs (carbon-60 molecules, technically) as a “cross-linker” with polyethyleneimine (PEI), and ...

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The myth of net-zero emissions - Today's Zaman (press release) (blog)

Today in CCS - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:20

Sydney Morning Herald

The myth of net-zero emissions
Today's Zaman (press release) (blog)
The latest such “solution” to emerge is “net-zero emissions,” which depends on so-called “carbon capture and storage.” Though the technology still faces more than a few shortcomings, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Chairman Rajendar ...
Style rules over substance in global climate theatricsThe Australian (blog)
Decarbonisation push emerges at UN climate talksSydney Morning Herald
Lima climate talks hear big polluters should pay for damageIrish Times
Carbon Brief (blog) -The Guardian -Business Green (blog)
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Thousands of Carbon-Capture Plants Needed to Curb Warming - Bloomberg

Today in CCS - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:05

Thousands of Carbon-Capture Plants Needed to Curb Warming
Bloomberg
Thousands of power plants and factories will need to be fitted with carbon-capture and storage equipment to limit global warming to safe levels, former World Bank chief economist Nicholas Stern said. More efficient vehicles and factories can achieve ...

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Report from COP-20 in Lima: 350.org Protests Allowing Fossil Fuel Lobbyists To ... - Global Warming (blog)

Today in CCS - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 09:46

Sydney Morning Herald

Report from COP-20 in Lima: 350.org Protests Allowing Fossil Fuel Lobbyists To ...
Global Warming (blog)
And I missed what sounds like the most interesting event of the day–a side event on carbon capture and storage (CCS). 350.org, other environmental pressure groups, and indigenous people's groups from Colombia, Peru, and Canada staged a protest that ...
The myth of net-zero emissionsToday's Zaman (press release) (blog)
Decarbonisation push emerges at UN climate talksSydney Morning Herald
Lima climate talks hear big polluters should pay for damageIrish Times
Carbon Brief (blog) -The Guardian -Business Green (blog)
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High Cost Hinders Progress of Carbon Capture As Climate-Change Fix - Insurance Journal

Today in CCS - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 09:10

Insurance Journal

High Cost Hinders Progress of Carbon Capture As Climate-Change Fix
Insurance Journal
The second idea, known in the trade as carbon capture and storage or CCS, holds the allure of side-stepping the wrenching economic changes and political resistance associated with phasing out oil, natural gas and coal. One of the world's most ambitious ...
The Myth of Net-Zero EmissionsProject Syndicate
Shell makes climate pitch as UN targets zero carbon planetRTCC
Lima climate talks hear big polluters should pay for damageIrish Times
Sydney Morning Herald -Global Warming (blog) -The Australian (blog)
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Carbon capture and storage plant official launch - Lifestyles Publications

Today in CCS - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 08:50

Lifestyles Publications

Carbon capture and storage plant official launch
Lifestyles Publications
It was a historical day at SaskPower's Boundary Dam Power Station on October 2, thanks to the official launch of the world's first carbon capture and storage plant. October 9, 2014. 20141010-ESTL-101009998-1.jpg. 1 of 14. The carbon capture and storage ...

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Shell makes climate pitch as UN targets zero carbon planet - RTCC

Today in CCS - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 17:40

Sydney Morning Herald

Shell makes climate pitch as UN targets zero carbon planet
RTCC
The role of fossil fuel lobbyists at UN climate talks came under fire on Monday, as activists mobbed a side event in Lima. In T-shirts emblazoned with “Get the FF out”, protesters descended on a panel discussion held by the Global Carbon Capture and ...
Report from COP-20 in Lima: 350.org Protests Allowing Fossil Fuel Lobbyists To ...Global Warming (blog)
The myth of net-zero emissionsToday's Zaman (press release) (blog)
Decarbonisation push emerges at UN climate talksSydney Morning Herald
The Guardian -Carbon Brief (blog)
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