08.03.2021

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Blog: Global Eco Guy: Occam’s Razor for the Planet

"The simplest environmental solutions are often the best. They’re proven. They’re ready now. They can help us avert disaster. So why do many prefer complicated, high-tech, faraway gadgets instead?"

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08.03.2021

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Reuters: Chevron to build California carbon capture plant with Microsoft, Schlumberger

"Chevron said on Thursday the plant, located in the city of Mendota, will convert agricultural biomass to electricity, and almost all the carbon captured in the conversion of agricultural waste would be stored underground."

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08.03.2021

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Remineralize the Earth: New UC Davis Center Paves the Way for Rock Dust Research

"If the world were to judge soil remineralization based on what could happen, rock dust amendments might already be standard procedure for the world’s farmers. The potential to use rock dust as a carbon storage tactic for climate change mitigation is well known in the scientific community, in addition to its ability to improve agricultural yields and soil health."

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08.03.2021

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Pale Blue Dot Energy: Storegga attracts investment from GIC, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Macquarie

"Storegga, an independent UK company pioneering carbon reduction and  removal for a net zero world, is pleased to announce that GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund and  Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a global trading and investment company, have become new investors in the  Company, alongside a further investment from the cornerstone investor, Macquarie."

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08.03.2021

# Political Papers

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New IEAGHG blog: US DOE Workshop on Modelling Carbon Capture Technology in the Industrial Sector

"The workshop offered an opportunity for the 50+ experts participating to share progress and to discuss the way forward with peers. In particular, discussions addressed the challenges to capturing CO2 in the industrial sector, the remaining gaps for industrial CCS modelling, and what needs to be done better to understand the role of CCUS in the industry sector along pathways to low emissions."

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02.03.2021

# Calls & events

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Call for Applications: Carbon Capture Use and Storage Development Fund (Australia)

Deadline: 29. March 2021

"The Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Development Fund provides businesses with grants of up $25 million for pilot projects or pre-commercial projects aimed at reducing emissions."

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02.03.2021

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sifted: How are Europe’s startups capturing carbon?

"In an effort to reach global net-zero by 2050, there’s rising interest in carbon capture technologies, which separate carbon dioxide from air and gas and then store or utilise it."

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01.03.2021

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E&T: Repeated fires dampen forests’ ability to absorb carbon dioxide, study finds

"The capacity for forests in regions that suffer from extreme repeated fires to store large amounts of carbon is falling, according to researchers."

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26.02.2021

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Job: International CCS Knowledge Centre -- Vice President, Project Development & Advisory Services

No Deadline

"As the Vice President, of Project Development & Advisory Services your key qualities include engineering expertise, superior project management skills, and a talent for communicating across various levels of technical knowledge and understanding. You are dedicated to the advancement of climate action initiatives and have a deep understanding of the role and application of large-scale CCS in that action."

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26.02.2021

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Carbon Capture Coalition (2021): Federal Policy Blueprint

Carbon Capture Coalition (2021): Federal Policy Blueprint. Washington, D.C.

"The blueprint represents a consensus of the Coalition’s more than 80 energy, industrial and technology companies, labor unions, and conservation, environmental, and clean energy organizations. It highlights an extensive suite of near-term recommendations for policymakers to adopt to maximize the impact of the 45Q tax credit, facilitate the buildout of CO2 transport and storage capacity, and increase federal investment in carbon management technologies, among others."

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