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Pluto reveals more 'thrilling' secrets - Financial Times

RM CCS by Google - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 13:23

Financial Times

Pluto reveals more 'thrilling' secrets
Financial Times
“With flowing ices, exotic surface chemistry, mountain ranges and vast haze, Pluto is showing a diversity of planetary geology that is truly thrilling,” John Grunsfeld, Nasa science director, told a briefing in Washington on Friday evening. ... Another ...

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Explore the carbon capture and storage market : global industry analysis and ... - WhaTech

Today in CCS - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 09:41

Explore the carbon capture and storage market : global industry analysis and ...
WhaTech
Globally, large quantities of fossil fuels are consumed for a variety of industrial processes such as those in steel industries, cement industries and in power generation. Combustion of fossil fuels at such a large scale results in emission of carbon ...

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Lead role for Perth carbon capture lab - Business News

Today in CCS - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:07

Business News

Lead role for Perth carbon capture lab
Business News
"Because of the misinformation campaign that's been run by people without the interests of the community, people in Australia do not have an understanding of carbon capture and storage," Mr Macfarlane said. "(They) do not understand that the technology ...
National geosequestration laboratory and UNCOVER mining roadmap launched in PerthABC Online

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NDP gov't honours Alberta carbon capture projects despite election vow to ... - Edmonton Journal

Today in CCS - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 15:53

Edmonton Journal

NDP gov't honours Alberta carbon capture projects despite election vow to ...
Edmonton Journal
The party's platform for the May 5 election committed the NDP to end the then-Progressive Conservative government's “costly and ineffective carbon capture and storage experiment” and reinvest the funding in this year's budget into public transit.

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New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage - Climate Central

Today in CCS - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 09:12

Climate Central

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage
Climate Central
Carbon capture and storage, or CCS, is among the technologies both the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the federal government see as one of the best solutions to control greenhouse gas emissions without forcing utilities to fully quit ...

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Europe to make proposal on carbon-capture cooperation with South Africa - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Today in CCS - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 03:07

Europe to make proposal on carbon-capture cooperation with South Africa
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
European Commission VP Maroš Šefčovič plans to follow up his recent visit to South Africa with a firm proposal on how the European Union (EU) and South Africa could cooperate on clean-coal technology and carbon capture and storage (CCS).

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Carbon capture and storage essential for coal's future, IEA chief says - STLtoday.com

Today in CCS - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 17:24

STLtoday.com

Carbon capture and storage essential for coal's future, IEA chief says
STLtoday.com
But if the world is to keep coal in the mix and avoid devastating climate change, it needs to quickly develop carbon capture and storage technologies, said Maria van der Hoeven, who since 2011 has headed the Paris-based energy agency made up of ...

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Is Carbon Capture and Storage a 'System of Emission Reduction'? - Global Warming (blog)

Today in CCS - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 21:18

Is Carbon Capture and Storage a 'System of Emission Reduction'?
Global Warming (blog)
Picture in your mind a house of cards or a row of dominoes. Pull out the base card and the structure collapses. Knock over the first domino and the rest fall down. Either image is a suitable metaphor for President Obama's climate policy agenda.

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allAfrica.com: Africa: Carbon Capture, a Mirage for Poor Nations - AllAfrica.com

Today in CCS - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 05:36

allAfrica.com: Africa: Carbon Capture, a Mirage for Poor Nations
AllAfrica.com
To meet urgent emissions reduction targets and curb global warming, the IEA recommends the large-scale use of carbon capture and storage technology (CCS). When combined with the use of bioenergy, CCS falls into the category of the so-called negative ...

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Latest Four Supercomputer Projects Have Direct Application to Wyoming Issues - University of Wyoming News

CCS UW - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 10:38

University of Wyoming News

Latest Four Supercomputer Projects Have Direct Application to Wyoming Issues
University of Wyoming News
July 15, 2015 — Four projects that have applications to Wyoming issues -- including wind farm efficiency, aerosol impacts from wildfires, and water storage -- recently were chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in ...

Energy Dept gives $12M for offshore carbon storage research - The Hill

Today in CCS - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 08:57

Energy Dept gives $12M for offshore carbon storage research
The Hill
Although it could have other applications, carbon storage is most frequently researched as a way to sequester carbon that is captured from a coal-fired power plant to reduce the global warming impact from burning coal. Carbon capture is still being ...

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Carbon Capture Test Facility opens - Pipeline News

Today in CCS - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 03:53

Carbon Capture Test Facility opens
Pipeline News
The CCTF is the final component among numerous projects encompassing all phases of the carbon capture and storage life cycle. First, for the last 15 years the Weyburn-Midale greenhouse gas project has been injecting carbon dioxide into the depleted ...

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UW School of Energy Resources Appoints New EORI Director - University of Wyoming News

CCS UW - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 10:24

University of Wyoming News

UW School of Energy Resources Appoints New EORI Director
University of Wyoming News
He has a bachelor's degree in physics; a master's degree in environmental public policy; and is currently completing his Ph.D. in transdisciplinary approach to carbon capture, utilization and storage research with an emphasis on carbon dioxide and ...

Shell to pay into carbon capture safety fund, but critics worry price is too low - Calgary Herald

Today in CCS - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 07:33

Calgary Herald

Shell to pay into carbon capture safety fund, but critics worry price is too low
Calgary Herald
Shell Canada will soon begin paying into a fund established to protect Albertans from potential leaks from carbon capture and storage operations, but critics worry the amount collected won't cover the liability. Alberta Energy spokesman Chris Bourdeau ...

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California Suspends Syngas Carbon Capture Project For Six Months - Natural Gas Intelligence

Today in CCS - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 14:11

California Suspends Syngas Carbon Capture Project For Six Months
Natural Gas Intelligence
The milestones include executing a CO2 purchase agreement, a carbon capture and storage (CCS), and transportation agreement, developing a list of commercial products to be produced at the Kern County site, verifying in writing that the intended ...

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Carbon capture is a mirage for poor nations - SciDev.Net

Today in CCS - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 05:57

New York Times

Carbon capture is a mirage for poor nations
SciDev.Net
The world is witnessing a coal renaissance. While public attention remains focused on the progress of the clean energy sector, a 'black revolution' of coal power stations is taking shape in the developing world, in particular in Asia, according to ...
Fossil fuel firms risk wasting billions by ignoring climate change, says IEAThe Guardian
Why Paris Will Not Be Another CopenhagenMondaq News Alerts (registration)
The Paris climate-change spectacularAzerNews

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How to Protect Our Environment - The New American

RM CCS by Google - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:02

How to Protect Our Environment
The New American
Because of federal regulations protecting a non-endangered bird, the double-crested cormorant, the city of San Francisco expects to pay in excess of $33 million to capture and move 800 birds — instead of driving them away through construction activity ...

#EnergyChat Webinar: Can Carbon Capture and Storage Deliver? - Energy Collective

Today in CCS - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 06:45

#EnergyChat Webinar: Can Carbon Capture and Storage Deliver?
Energy Collective
Howard Herzog is a senior research engineer at the MIT Energy Initiative, where he was a Coordinating Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Special Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage and a co-author of the MIT ...

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SaskPower exec racks up $400K in travel expenses in 4 years - CBC.ca

Today in CCS - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 04:31

CBC.ca

SaskPower exec racks up $400K in travel expenses in 4 years
CBC.ca
Data contained in payee disclosure reports released by Crown Investments Corporation show that Monea, the president of SaskPower's carbon capture and storage division, was paid $396,648 in travel expenses from 2011 to 2014, an average of $99,162 per ...

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