07.04.2021

# Calls & events

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Job: Carbon Capture Policy Specialist (Clean Air Task Force)

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"The Specialist will primarily support the CCS Program Directors in developing and implementing CCS policy advocacy strategy. In addition, the associate will be responsible to build and maintain CCS program’s external presence including in press, social media and other channels by developing communication & content plan and implementing it."

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06.04.2021

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Yang, F.; et al. (2021): Carbon capture and biomass in industry: A techno-economic analysis and comparison of negative emission options

Yang, F.; Meerman, J. C.; Faaij, A.P.C. (2021): Carbon capture and biomass in industry: A techno-economic analysis and comparison of negative emission options. In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 144, p. 111028. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2021.111028.

"[A]n integrated evaluation of the techno-economic performance regarding CO2 capture and biomass use was performed for five energy-intensive industrial sub-sectors."

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05.04.2021

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Blog: ICRLP: A Praise for Basalt Potential: In situ mineral carbonation

"A variety of igneous rocks and minerals are currently under evaluation as potential prospects to facilitate permanent carbon sequestration. Olivine, serpentine, and peridotite are some of the many that bind with carbon dioxide to form carbonates, hence providing a more permanent removal of captured carbon. This post is about a rock that deserves more attention: basalt."

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05.04.2021

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Bellona: Oslo CCS project is one step closer to EU funding

"The FOV-CCS project involves large investments, but the cost per tonne of CO2 emissions avoided is competitive."

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05.04.2021

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Forbes: Carbon Capture Has To Get As Big As Oil Industry In Less Than 30 Years

"The nascent industry that captures and stores carbon dioxide has to scale to the size of the oil industry much faster than oil did, the head of a CCS think tank said last week."

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31.03.2021

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Fast Company: This new device captures CO2 from trucks as they drive

"While other carbon-capture equipment is designed to collect pollution from power plants or even pull CO2 directly from the air, the new technology is the first to focus on mobile carbon capture."

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31.03.2021

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E&E News: Biden and CCS: Plans, politics, pitfalls

"The Biden administration is facing pressure on multiple fronts to expand U.S. efforts on carbon capture technology, laboring to fulfill requirements of a sweeping federal law while also moving to ensure that the technology serves the White House's clean energy ambitions."

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31.03.2021

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The Hill: Bipartisan lawmakers back carbon capture with new legislation

"A bipartisan group of lawmakers is throwing its support behind a still-developing type of technology that seeks to capture carbon that’s released during activities such as burning fossil fuels to prevent it from going into the atmosphere."

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31.03.2021

# Calls & events

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Call for Innovators: Carbon Engineering

Deadline: 15. April 2021

"With our partner, Shopify, we are calling on companies working on carbon dioxide storage methods to collaborate with us on atmospheric carbon dioxide removal."

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29.03.2021

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Clean Air Task Force: U.S. Lawmakers introduce a suite of bills to support carbon capture

"group of Senators led by Tina Smith (D-MN) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) introduced the 45Q Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Tax Credit Amendments Act of 2021, a “crucial piece of legislation that optimizes the 45Q tax credit to support carbon capture, removal, and storage as a critical means for achieving a net-zero U.S.,” said Lee Beck, CCUS Policy Innovation Director at Clean Air Task Force."

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