21.11.2019

# Political Papers

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CCC: Coalition Statement on Inclusion of 45Q Extension in House Ways & Means Tax Package

"Carbon Capture Coalition Director Brad Crabtree released the following statement today following the introduction of the Carbon Capture and Sequestration Extension Act and its inclusion in the Discussion Draft of the GREEN Act."

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21.11.2019

# Calls & events

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Call for Papers: 2020 International Energy Workshop

Deadline: 1. February 2020

"Researchers and practitioners from countries around the world are invited to submit original papers with new and innovative results on scientific, technical and practical experience on the economics of energy and climate systems. As is customary for the IEW, papers should be quantitative and rigorous."

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21.11.2019

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The Guardian: Bill Gates backs startup using sunlight to create 1,000C-plus heat

"Bill Gates is backing a new venture which aims to turn sunlight into a source of heat exceeding 1,000C that could help replace fossil fuels."

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21.11.2019

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Independent: Planting trees to tackle climate change might feel nice, but it could be doing more harm than good

"In the race to capture carbon, we are mass planting trees at the expense of conservation and protecting biodiversity."

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21.11.2019

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CEA Primer on Global Ocean Threats

"In 2019, CEA was hired to convene a group of leading scientists and philanthropic funders to discuss the current state of knowledge on ocean alkalinity enhancement (OAE), a potentially promising carbon dioxide removal strategy. In preparation of the meeting, CEA produced a comprehensive primer highlighting the technological approaches and open questions and reviewed the known and unknown potential ecosystem implications of OAE. After a productive convening in September 2019, CEA produced a proceedings document, co-authored by attending experts. The proceedings document includes a summary of philanthropic investment opportunities discussed during the meeting."

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19.11.2019

# Calls & events

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Call for Attendance: Bio-Energy Carbon Capture & Storage - A Chat with Stockholm Exergi

25. November 2019, Stockholm / Sweden

"Bio-Energy Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) is one of the most viable methods of carbon sequestration and is garnering much attention throughout Europe. Recently, Stockholm Exergi published a paper titled “Introducing BECCS through HPC to the research agenda: The case of combined heat and power in Stockholm”."

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19.11.2019

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S&P Global: UK's Drax seeks to boost biomass self-supply to 8 million mt

"Supplying more of our own biomass will cut costs and reduce supply chain risks, ensuring our biomass power generation remains viable in the long term. When combined with carbon capture it will also enable negative emissions, helping the UK on its path to net zero by 2050."

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19.11.2019

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C2G: Outreach Events (highlights)

"Over the third quarter of 2019, C2G convened or participated in many meetings of civil society groups, UN regional bodies, and conferences, to raise awareness about near-term governance needs and gaps with regards to the scale-up of large-scale carbon dioxide removal."

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18.11.2019

# Calls & events

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Newsletter of Week 47 of 2019

The newsletter of calendar week 47 in 2019 is now available here.


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18.11.2019

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Climate Home News: IEA World Energy Outlook outlines 1.5C scenario

"Observers warn the IEA’s projection is inconsistent with the world’s long-term sustainable development needs"

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