12.04.2021

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Policy Options: Tap into carbon capture’s potential by building public confidence

"Canada is in a prime technological position but could lose out if the risks to public confidence are not managed. A national vision is vital."

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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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29.03.2021

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Bio-based News: “Best CO2 Utilisation 2021″:The three winners of the innovation award are turning CO2 into methanol, cleaners, plastic packaging or surfactants

"CO2 has become famous in a sad way. Carbon Recycling International from Iceland, LanzaTech from USA and Covestro from Germany transform it into usable raw materials."

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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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23.03.2021

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Larkin, Patricia; et al. (2021): Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage - Polarization, public confidence and decision-making

Larkin, Patricia; Bird, Stephen; Gattinger, Monica (2021): Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage - Polarization, public confidence and decision-making. University of Ottawa.

"The study consists of a review of academic, industry, and government publications, along with in-depth interviews with decision-makers from a variety of different sectors related to CCUS policy and implementation."

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22.03.2021

# Projects

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Project: AssessCCUS

"This website, created by the University of Michigan Global CO2 Initiative with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, offers resources for those looking to learn about, perform, and review life cycle and techno-economic assessments of carbon capture, utilization, and storage technologies."

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22.03.2021

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National Physical Laboratory (2021): Energy transition: Measurement needs for carbon capture, usage and storage

National Physical Laboratory (2021): Energy transition: Measurement needs for carbon capture, usage and storage.

"This latest report describes the potential for CCUS as an important technology during the UK’s energy transition and focuses on the role that metrology (the science of measurement) could play in supporting its deployment."

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22.03.2021

# New Publications

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Santos, Mónica P.S.; et al. (2021): Unlocking the potential of pulp and paper industry to achieve carbon-negative emissions via calcium looping retrofit

Santos, Mónica P.S.; Manovic, Vasilije; Hanak, Dawid P. (2021): Unlocking the potential of pulp and paper industry to achieve carbon-negative emissions via calcium looping retrofit. In Journal of Cleaner Production 280, p. 124431. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.124431.

"This study proposes a new concept for conversion of the pulp and paper industry to carbon negative that relies on the inherent CO2 capture capability of the Kraft process."

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17.03.2021

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E&E News: Turning carbon in the sky to diamonds

"The idea of collecting CO2 from the sky and trapping it in valuable products before it can warm the Earth is a seductive marketing strategy. Especially for an industry that sells precious items that last "forever.""

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11.03.2021

# Political Papers

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UNECE (2021): Technology Brief: Carbon Capture, Use and Storage (CCUS)

UNECE (2021): Technology Brief: Carbon Capture, Use and Storage (CCUS). New York. 

"UNECE countries need to deploy zero carbon and negative carbon technologies to capture 90Gt of CO2 by 2050 in order to meet Paris Climate Agreement objectives and deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development."

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