27.07.2020

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BBC: Could carbon-removal tech make travel more sustainable?

"A new wave of carbon-offsetting platforms invites consumers to remove emissions instantly and permanently. Could travellers be the key to their success?"

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24.07.2020

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Neue Zürcher Zeitung: An experiment to control climate causes a stir beforehand (German)

German article about SRM and SCoPEx.

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24.07.2020

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Mining Magazine: Cardiff Uni trialling carbon capture in coal seams

"Research engineers at Cardiff University have started work on a research facility in Poland which can demonstrate CO2 injection into coal seams."

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24.07.2020

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Today: How Singapore can tap carbon capture technology to fight climate change post-Covid-19 Read more at https://www.todayonline.com/commentary/how-singapore-can-use-carbon-capture-technology-tackle-climate-change-post-pandemic-world

"Whether our post-pandemic rebound will restore CO2 emissions to their initial, unabated increase will depend heavily on government action, economic incentives and the use of innovative technology to mitigate the effects of atmospheric greenhouse gases."

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24.07.2020

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Asian Development Bank (2019): Background Study on CCUS Readiness in Power, Iron and Steel, Cement and Petroleum Sectors

Asian Development Bank (2019): Background Study on CCUS Readiness in Power, Iron and Steel, Cement and Petroleum Sectors.

"This report, Background Study on CCUS Readiness in Power, Steel, Cement, and Petroleum Sectors, aims to help prepare industries for eventual decarbonization with carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) to ensure a smoother transition to a low-carbon era. The paper presents some of the existing and upcoming CCUS technologies, assesses the potential for capture-, transport-, and storage-readiness of major CO2-emitting sectors. It also investigates the financing requirements and mechanisms, as well as policy drivers and recommendations, to advance CCUS readiness."

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23.07.2020

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Financial Times: Start-ups test ideas to suck CO2 from atmosphere

"Widespread targets to reduce emissions to net zero have boosted interest in ‘direct air capture’ technology."

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23.07.2020

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Podcast: Nori: Appropriations & carbon removal, the Biden-Sanders climate plan, & enhanced rock weathering in croplands

"Here are the articles we discussed this week:

  • Carbon removal represented in the Appropriations process in both Energy & Water and Agriculture.
  • The Biden-Sanders climate plan: "Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Recommendations: Combating the Climate Crisis and Pursuing Environmental Justice".
  • "Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands" in Nature."

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23.07.2020

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Initiative: Carbon to Value Initiative

"Carbontech—technologies that capture and convert carbon dioxide (CO₂) into valuable end products or services—represents the next major frontier in climate change solutions."

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23.07.2020

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Initiative: Transform to Net Zero

"Transform to Net Zero aims to deliver guidance and business plans to enable a transformation to net zero emissions, as well as research, advocacy, and best practices to make it easier for the private sector to not only set ambitious goals–but also deliver meaningful emissions reductions and economic success."

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23.07.2020

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FlightGlobal: UK government consults on post-Brexit ETS replacement

"Aviation emissions could be included in a new carbon tax under consideration by the UK government to replace the EU Emissions Trading System, which the country is set to leave when its Brexit transition period ends on 31 December."

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