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  • On-board carbon capture for cars

    Capturing carbon dioxide at source from vehicles in the transportation sector and small-scale power plants could significantly cut overall carbon emissions to the atmosphere in the short-term, while playing a strategic role in the development of a sustainable carbon economy in the longer-term. New research suggests that it is feasible to capture and store CO2 emissions at the point of generation ...

  • Is Carbon Capture doomed to fail?

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is backed by governments and the International Energy Agency (IEA) as one of the best methods of reducing carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and saving the planet from overheating. The problem is that despite this enthusiasm and the fact that CCS (also called carbon sequestration) is technically possible, it is not happening. It ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Accounting for Carbon Capture and Storage

    A new report recently released by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) provides the first-ever comprehensive framework for calculating carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reductions from carbon capture and storage (CCS). The framework equips policymakers and project developers with common methodologies for quantifying the emission impacts of CCS projects. CCS involves a suite of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon capture and storage

    I am pleased to inform Parliament that today, the Prime Minister and I are signing a contract with Shell to take their world leading gas carbon capture and storage (CCS) project into the next stage of development. The Government has agreed a multi-million pound contract for engineering, design and financial work on the Peterhead CCS project in Aberdeenshire. The world’s first planned gas ...

  • The Quest for carbon capture and storage

    Shell today announced that it will go ahead with the first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for an oil sands operation in Canada. The Quest project will be built on behalf of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project joint venture owners (Shell, Chevron and Marathon Oil) and with support from the Governments of Canada and Alberta. "Carbon capture & storage (CCS) is critical to meeting the huge ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon capture hopes set in stone

    Scientists in Iceland have concrete evidence that carbon capture and sequestration can be made to work. They have buried carbon dioxide in the rocks and watched it turn to stone. There is no guarantee that what works on a small scale at a geothermal plant in south-west Iceland could be practical or economical for the ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Making carbon capture more affordable

    New research from CO2CRC suggests that the cost of capturing carbon dioxide from Australian power stations could be reduced by 25 percent. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has the potential to make deep cuts in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a major contributor to climate change, by capturing and storing carbon dioxide emissions from major sources such as power stations. One of the ...

  • How to make money in carbon capture

    There is a strong business case scenario for carbon capture, even without carbon taxes and cap and trade. And that could be a good thing or a bad one, depending on your perspective. The key is how you feel about the tar sands in Alberta, Canada. If you took 450 million tons of carbon dioxide from power plants ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon Capture and Storage Industry Day

    In his first engagement on CCS since coming to office, the new Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey today reiterated the Coalition Government’s commitment to supporting carbon capture and storage. Speaking following CCS Industry Day, he said: “Since I first read about the technology back in 2005 I’ve held the view that carbon capture and storage is crucial to a low ...

  • Combining brine management with carbon capture

    Water shortages are an urgent issue in many areas of the world and it is likely that the construction of desalination plants will increase to meet the rising demand for fresh water. A new study has evaluated a combined process to manage both the brine by-product from desalination plants and capture carbon dioxide. Desalination separates seawater (or inland saline or salty water) into fresh water ...

  • Carbon capture and storage - reality or illusion

    Carbon capture and storage has become a hot topic in the business press recently, touted by some as the emission reducing key to continued use of fossil fuels, and panned by others as a great green scam perpetrated by the oil and gas industry. The truth is carbon capture and storage is anything but an illusion; but making it a commercial scale reality - at least in Canada - will require a great ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Capturing carbon dioxide to grow food

    Delta, British Columbia-based ProSelect Gas Treating Inc. has unveiled a new carbon capture system for the greenhouse industry. The GC6 Carbon Capture System has the ability to harness carbon dioxide (CO2) from biomass combustion emissions and convert it into fertilizer to grow greenhouse crops. This $5 million Canadian-made innovation gives greenhouse growers access to a more sustainable ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon Dioxide: Reduction, Capture, Reuse

    Ryncosmos LLC, creator of Strataclear®, the unique technology that captures CO2 from raw exhaust in moving vehicles, announces that a presentation on the performance of its technology will be made on June 18 at the Emissions 2013 Conference, sponsored by Eastern Michigan University at Ypsilanti, ...


    By Ryncosmos, LLC.

  • Carbon capture and storage: climate impacts

    One proposal for meeting targets for the reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) is to capture and store CO2 that is emitted by fossil fuel burning power stations. In a recent study, researchers demonstrated that carbon capture and storage (CCS) could help mitigate against climate change, especially in the short term. Using CCS, CO2 emitted from energy or industrial plants could be ...

  • More than just carbon capture

    Experts is not just another carbon capture and storage focused conference, we will be covering all the critical emission reduction topics, enabling you to discover a wide range of solutions to the problems you will be facing in the future, agenda highlights include:- Q and A session with the EUROPEAN COMMISSION evaluating the latest directives and best methods for implementation - Case study from ...


    By SPG Media Group plc

  • Carbon capture milestone for CSIRO in China

    The project represents another first for the CSIRO PCC program - the first capture of carbon dioxide in China using a PCC pilot plant. It begins the process of applying the technology to Chinese conditions and evaluating its effectiveness. PCC is a process that uses a liquid to capture carbon dioxide from power station flue gases and is a technology that can potentially reduce carbon dioxide ...

  • Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage project

    Edward Davey is at Peterhead today (Feb. 24, 2014) announcing funding for the next stage of Shell’s Peterhead CCS project. Find out more: read the Peterhead press notice ...

  • Can capturing carbon become a reality?

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is both hailed as a “silver bullet” for the coal industry, and reviled as a pipe dream. The reality is that the US needs CCS, and a comprehensive policy framework for rapid development and deployment. Undoubtedly, CCS has many detractors. Many are calling for investment in wind, solar and other renewable energies rather than in capture technologies. Renewable ...

  • Carbon capture goes down the tubes

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is backed by governments and theInternational Energy Agency (IEA) as one of the best methods of reducing carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and saving the planet from overheating. The problem is that despite this enthusiasm and the fact that CCS (also called carbon sequestration) is technically possible, it is not ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Is carbon capture and storage coming to Canada?

    According to a report just released by a government-commissioned panel, Canadian governments generally should spend close to $2 billion to encourage carbon capture and storage (CCS) systems to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The report echoes recent plans by the Government of Alberta to reduce its own greenhouse gas emissions in this ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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