27.05.2020

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E&T: Global carbon capture capacity more than enough for climate targets

"There is more than enough global capacity to capture and store enough carbon dioxide (CO2) to meet climate-change targets, a study has found."

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27.05.2020

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National Carbon Center: National Carbon Capture Center expands testing of carbon capture for negative carbon technologies

"Strengthening its commitment to energy innovation, Southern Company, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has announced an expanded focus for the National Carbon Capture Center."

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27.05.2020

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PR Newswire: Launch of Sweden's Largest Carbon Capture and Storage Plant

"Sweden's largest test facility for carbon dioxide capture has begun operation at Preem's refinery in Lysekil. Within the pilot project `Preem CCS', the entire value chain will be analyzed - from the capture of carbon dioxide to its storage. The outcome of the project will enable more companies to use the technology and reduce their carbon dioxide emissions."

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27.05.2020

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Gasworld: Gamechanging CCS technology in the climate change battle, C-Capture talks to gasworld

"If the world is to meet the Paris Agreement and all energy-related sustainable development goals, roughly 2,000 carbon capture and storage (CCS) facilities need to be operating by 2040, delivering 7% of cumulative emissions reductions."

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27.05.2020

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WorldOil: MAN Energy Solutions to support major Dutch carbon capture project

"MAN Energy Solutions has been awarded a contract for the engineering of three RG compressor trains for a carbon capture, utilization and storage project in the Netherlands. The Port of Rotterdam Authority, Energie Beheer Nederland B.V. (EBN) and N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie are jointly developing the ‘Porthos’ (Port of Rotterdam CO₂ Transport Hub and Offshore Storage) project, which has been recognized by the European Union as a Project of Common Interest (PCI)."

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27.05.2020

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Business Green: Anatomy of a 'moonshot': Microsoft's Lucas Joppa on CO2 removal, supply chains and building a carbon negative future

"Tech giant's chief environmental officer talks to BusinessGreen about the firm's ambitious plan to remove all CO2 it has generated since its foundation in 1975."

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27.05.2020

# Calls & events

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Call for Applications: ARPA-E: Funding Opportunity Announcements

Deadline: 22. July 2020

"O:Direct Removal of Carbon Dioxide from Oceanwater" & "P: Direct Removal of Carbon Dioxide from Ambient Air"

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27.05.2020

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BBC Future: Planting trees doesn’t always help with climate change

"Reforestation is seen as a way to help cool the climate, sucking excess warming carbon out of the atmosphere. But it’s not always that simple."

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27.05.2020

# New Publications

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Geden, Oliver, and Felix Schenuit. 2020: “Unkonventioneller Klimaschutz: Gezielte CO2-Entnahme aus der Atmosphäre als neuer Ansatz in der EU-Klimapolitik.”

Geden, Oliver, and Felix Schenuit. 2020: “Unkonventioneller Klimaschutz: Gezielte CO2-Entnahme aus der Atmosphäre als neuer Ansatz in der EU-Klimapolitik.” SWP-Studie 10. May 2020. 2020. doi:10.18449/2020S10.

‌German-language publication on the role of atmospheric CDR in EU climate policy. 

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27.05.2020

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BBC Future: The remarkable power of the prickly pear

"A stalwart of the Mexican landscape is finding a second life powering up buildings in the desert, and it is proving to be an unusually sustainable biofuel."

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