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Iceland Combats Climate Change By Turning Carbon Dioxide To Stone - DOGOnews

Today in CCS - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 06:48

DOGOnews

Iceland Combats Climate Change By Turning Carbon Dioxide To Stone
DOGOnews
It is, therefore, no wonder that experts worldwide are frantically trying to come up with innovative “carbon capture and storage” (CCS) solutions. Previous attempts have included pumping the gas into solids like sandstone or salty aquifers. However ...

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Oslo sets out climate budget to halve carbon emissions in four years - Business Green

Today in CCS - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 02:12

Business Green

Oslo sets out climate budget to halve carbon emissions in four years
Business Green
Oslo's city government yesterday issued a radical new "climate budget" which aims to halve the carbon emissions from the city within the next four years.

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We must update the United States' energy policy | Opinion ... - The Montgomery Herald

Today in CCS - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 03:12

We must update the United States' energy policy | Opinion ...
The Montgomery Herald
When United States Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz visited West Virginia on Monday, he got a first-hand look at our state's role in America's energy revolution.

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No fracking, drilling or digging: it's the only way to save life on Earth ... - The Guardian

Today in CCS - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:12

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No fracking, drilling or digging: it's the only way to save life on Earth ...
The Guardian
The Paris climate change agreement is worthless. Politicians can't possibly honour it unless we stop developing all new fossil fuel reserves.

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Progression Opportunities In CCS Provided By Industrial Placements In China - Blue & Green Tomorrow

Today in CCS - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:08

Blue & Green Tomorrow

Progression Opportunities In CCS Provided By Industrial Placements In China
Blue & Green Tomorrow
Scottish and Chinese research centres will collaborate to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their work prospects in the field of carbon capture and storage (CCS) by completing an industry placement. The agreement between the UK-China ...

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Alberta marks climate change milestone but the NDP isn't ... - Edmonton Journal

Today in CCS - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 05:01

Edmonton Journal

Alberta marks climate change milestone but the NDP isn't ...
Edmonton Journal
From left, Alberta Minister of Energy Marg McCuaig-Boyd, Shell Canada President Lorraine Mitchelmore, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell Ben van Beurden, Marathon ...

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How does carbon capture and storage work? - Cosmos

Today in CCS - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:39

Cosmos

How does carbon capture and storage work?
Cosmos
One approach to keeping carbon emissions under control is the use of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies that use underground rocks as “storage tanks”. But how do these technologies work? When fossil fuels are burnt they produce a range of ...
Carbon capture must be part of energy solutionThe Hill

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Carbon capture must be part of energy solution - The Hill

Today in CCS - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:40

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Carbon capture must be part of energy solution
The Hill
Page is executive director and CEO of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, a membership organization committed to capture and storage as an integral part of a low-carbon future. The institute's membership consists of governments, global ...

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Video: What Does The Clean Power Plan Mean For You? - Inside Energy

Today in CCS - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 06:52

Inside Energy

Video: What Does The Clean Power Plan Mean For You?
Inside Energy
This chart shows advanced coal with carbon capture and storage, advanced combined cycle natural gas with carbon capture and storage, hydroelectric, advanced nuclear, solar PV, and onshore wind. For more technologies (i.e. natural gas combustion ...

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Carbon Capture & Storage Technologies Market Research Report Now Available at Research Corridor - The Republic of East Vancouver

Today in CCS - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 03:31

Carbon Capture & Storage Technologies Market Research Report Now Available at Research Corridor
The Republic of East Vancouver
Research Corridor has published a new research study titled “Carbon Capture & Storage Technologies Market – Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 – 2022”. The Carbon Capture & Storage Technologies market report ...

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Feds sending mixed messages on how provinces can price carbon: McNeil - CTV News

Today in CCS - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 00:56

CTV News

Feds sending mixed messages on how provinces can price carbon: McNeil
CTV News
... of the Vancouver Declaration, Wall pointed out that the document's agreed upon carbon-pricing measures included "market transactions related to (carbon) mitigation technologies" -- which, he said, included Saskatchewan's carbon capture and storage ...

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We're Nearing Peak Car Ownership - Co.Exist

RM CCS by Google - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 08:16

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We're Nearing Peak Car Ownership
Co.Exist
In a new report, the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), an environmental think tank, sketches out the dramatic implications of a world of shared AVs. By 2021, it says, personal ownership will ... "Early-to-market automated mobility service providers could ...

Shell pumps first million tonnes of CO2 into the ground - Sherwood Park News

Today in CCS - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 03:38

Sherwood Park News

Shell pumps first million tonnes of CO2 into the ground
Sherwood Park News
The quest for one million tonnes has been captured. Shell Scotford's carbon capture and storage (CCS) project — the first of its kind — has injected more than one million tonnes of carbon dioxide into limestone cap rock more than two kilometres ...

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Scientists uncover surprising source of carbon storage hidden in plain sight - eco-business.com

Today in CCS - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:45

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Scientists uncover surprising source of carbon storage hidden in plain sight
eco-business.com
However, most global and regional calculations of carbon capture and storage, including those of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, ignore farm forests. That could change, thanks to a new study published in Scientific Reports that takes a ...

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Soil carbon storage not the climate change fix it was thought ... - The Guardian

Today in CCS - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 11:01

The Guardian

Soil carbon storage not the climate change fix it was thought ...
The Guardian
Soil's potential to soak up planet-warning carbon dioxide has been overestimated by as much as 40%, say scientists.

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Negative emissions research in line for £8.3m funding boost - Business Green

Today in CCS - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 16:21

Business Green

Negative emissions research in line for £8.3m funding boost
Business Green
Techniques to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere include reforestation, bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, and direct air capture. However, significant gaps in scientific knowledge remain, including on the technological efficiency of ...

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Gov.'s biz forum will focus on innovation, resilience - Wyoming Business Report

RM CCS by Google - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 13:57

Wyoming Business Report

Gov.'s biz forum will focus on innovation, resilience
Wyoming Business Report
He is also chairman of Enhance Energy Inc., which is building the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line —the world's largest carbon capture and storage system. Other speakers scheduled to ... or to register, go here. Event sponsors include Little America, Cap ...

Richland looks ahead to future carbon storage research - Herald & Review

Today in CCS - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 01:11

Richland looks ahead to future carbon storage research
Herald & Review
Richland is among the partners looking into the business side of carbon storage through the CarbonSAFE project, said David Larrick, director of Richland's sequestration program. Larrick, who presented Tuesday during the Richland board of trustees ...

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Scientists uncover surprising source of carbon storage hidden in plain sight - Ensia

Today in CCS - Mon, 09/19/2016 - 10:33

Ensia

Scientists uncover surprising source of carbon storage hidden in plain sight
Ensia
However, most global and regional calculations of carbon capture and storage, including those of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, ignore farm forests. That could change, thanks to a new study published in the scientific journal Nature ...

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Shell's Carbon Capture Project Reaches Milestone, Operating ... - Environmental Leader

Today in CCS - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 08:46

Shell's Carbon Capture Project Reaches Milestone, Operating ...
Environmental Leader
Shell's Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Alberta, Canada, has captured and stored 1 million metric tons of CO2 after one year of operation, the ...

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