September 2020

18.09.2020

# Media

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The Washington Post: Stopping climate change could cost less than fighting covid-19

"Promising interventions exist, and it wouldn’t be all that expensive to deploy them."

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18.09.2020

# Projects

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Carbon Engineering: Pale Blue Dot Energy and Carbon Engineering create partnership to deploy Direct Air Capture in the UK

"This agreement marks the first partnership between a DAC technology company and a UK development partner and signifies the next step towards establishing a UK DAC industry that will create significant environmental and economic benefits."

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18.09.2020

# New Publications

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Longman, Jack; et al. (2020): Viability of greenhouse gas removal via the artificial addition of volcanic ash to the ocean

Longman, Jack; Palmer, Martin R.; Gernon, Thomas M. (2020): Viability of greenhouse gas removal via the artificial addition of volcanic ash to the ocean. In Anthropocene, p. 100264. DOI: 10.1016/j.ancene.2020.100264.

"This article discusses advantages of an approach based on enhanced input of tephra to the ocean, to increase the drawdown of atmospheric CO2."

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18.09.2020

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Video: C2GLearn: Introduction to the governance of large-scale Carbon Dioxide Removal

"This unit aims to offer basic information about large-scale Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) approaches and the need for their governance."

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18.09.2020

# New Publications

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Frischmann, Chad Jonathan; et al. (2020): Drawdown’s “System of Solutions” Helps to Achieve the SDGs

Chad Jonathan Frischmann; Mamta Mehra; Ryan Allard; Kevin Bayuk; João Pedro Gouveia; Miranda R. Gorman (2020): Drawdown’s “System of Solutions” Helps to Achieve the SDGs. In : Partnerships for the Goals: Springer, Cham, pp. 1–25. Available online at https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-319-71067-9_100-1.

"This entry describes the linkages between “Drawdown solutions” and the targets and goals set out by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)."

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18.09.2020

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Atlantic Council: Scaling CCUS: Catalyzing policy and financial innovation

"According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), meeting climate goals would require adding some 2000 carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) facilities by mid-century—up 100-fold from today."

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17.09.2020

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Fast Company: Forget planting trees: This company is making carbon offsets by putting seaweed on the ocean floor

"Running Tide grows kelp, which sucks carbon from the atmosphere. Then it just lets it sink to the ocean floor, where the carbon will stay for a thousand years."

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16.09.2020

# Political Papers

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Rhodium Group: Opportunities for Advancing Industrial Carbon Capture

"This research note assesses the technology deployment, emissions, and employment impacts of the 45Q credit in the industrial sector under current policy."

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16.09.2020

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Medium: Carbon180 endorses the Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act

"This bill takes key steps to strengthen federal research on blue carbon and improve efforts to protect and utilize ocean and coastal ecosystems."

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16.09.2020

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Podcast: My Climate Journey: Nan Ransohoff & Ryan Orbuch, Stripe Climate Team

"The company embraces a culture of experimentation and, as part of that, it’s leaning into negative emissions."

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