January 2021

15.01.2021

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Energy Voice: ‘It’s unhelpful to cherry-pick technologies’ – industry bodies and research groups hit back at CCS critics

"Industry bodies have rallied to defend carbon capture and storage (CCS) after a report claimed it wouldn’t be able to deliver the emissions reductions needed in the coming years."

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15.01.2021

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Rigzone: OGA Launches Carbon Storage Research Project

"The UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has announced that it is seeking tenders from third parties with carbon capture and storage project experience that aim to identify and describe risks and mitigations which must be considered as part of future carbon storage projects in the UK."

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15.01.2021

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Energy Monitor: The business case for CO2 removal in a net-zero world

"The question is not whether trees, CCS and direct air capture are needed, but what will deliver carbon removal at scale."

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15.01.2021

# Projects

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Project: CDR Primer

"A new resource on the fundamentals of carbon dioxide removal and its role in addressing the climate crisis."

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15.01.2021

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Great Plains Institute: Game-Changing SCALE Act Could Enable Carbon Capture Infrastructure Needed for Net-Zero Goals

"Bipartisan legislation introduced this week could provide game-changing support for carbon dioxide (CO2) transport and storage infrastructure that will be essential to reaching midcentury climate goals."

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15.01.2021

# New Publications

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Becattini, Viola; et al. (2021): Role of Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization to Enable a Net-Zero-CO 2 -Emissions Aviation Sector

Becattini, Viola; Gabrielli, Paolo; Mazzotti, Marco (2021): Role of Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization to Enable a Net-Zero-CO 2 -Emissions Aviation Sector. In Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.0c05392.

"A techno-economic analysis of viable scenarios for the aviation industry to achieve net-zero CO2 emissions is presented."

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15.01.2021

# New Publications

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La Plante, Erika Callagon; et al. (2021): Saline Water-Based Mineralization Pathway for Gigatonne-Scale CO 2 Management

La Plante, Erika Callagon; Simonetti, Dante A.; Wang, Jingbo; Al-Turki, Abdulaziz; Chen, Xin; Jassby, David; Sant, Gaurav N. (2021): Saline Water-Based Mineralization Pathway for Gigatonne-Scale CO 2 Management. In ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c08561.

"This perspective proposes a potential pathway to diminish atmospheric CO2 accumulations which is distinct from traditional carbon capture and geological sequestration strategies and from existing negative emissions technologies (NETs)."

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15.01.2021

# New Publications

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Brandl, Patrick; et al. (2021): Beyond 90% capture: Possible, but at what cost?

Brandl, Patrick; Bui, Mai; Hallett, Jason P.; Mac Dowell, Niall (2021): Beyond 90% capture: Possible, but at what cost? In International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 105, p. 103239. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2020.103239.

"This study quantifies the maximum limit of feasible CO2 capture rate for a range of power and industrial sources of CO2, beyond which abatement becomes uneconomical."

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15.01.2021

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Bloomberg: Occidental to Strip Carbon From the Air and Use It to Pump Crude

"A new technology could help reduce pollution at the same time it increases the supply of fossil fuels."

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15.01.2021

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Issues in Science and Technology: How to Start Governing R&D to Mitigate Solar Radiation

"Solar radiation mitigation (SRM) is a geoengineering strategy that could reduce global average temperatures. Congress should appoint an oversight committee and begin to fund R&D."

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