09.07.2020

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CarbonBrief: Where in the UK might be suitable for BECCS?

"As global temperature rise pushes past 1C above pre-industrial levels, the time remaining to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement becomes increasingly tight."

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09.07.2020

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Eco-Business: Singapore plans carbon capture tech to curb climate impact of heavy industry

 

"Companies including oil giant Chevron and concrete producer Pan-United are joining forces to develop technology that will prevent emissions from entering the atmosphere. The consortium says the technology will be ready in five to 10 years."

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09.07.2020

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Infrastructure Intelligence: Teesside carbon capture project reaches key delivery milestone

"AECOM is bringing what is being described as ‘the world’s first full chain carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) project from gas-fired power generation’ to a key planning milestone."

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09.07.2020

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The World: Can direct air capture make a real impact on climate change?

"Swiss direct air capture company Climeworks is counting on it."

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09.07.2020

# Political Papers

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Abramson, Elizabeth; et al. (2020): Transport Infrastructure for Carbon Capture and Storage

Abramson, Elizabeth; McFarlane, Dane; Brown, Jeff (2020): Transport Infrastructure for Carbon Capture and Storage. Whitepaper on Regional Infrastructure for Midcentury Decarbonization. Great Plains Institute.

"The Great Plains Institute (GPI) is excited to announce the final results of more than two years of research and modeling on carbon capture and storage opportunities throughout the US."

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09.07.2020

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Carbon Engineering: Aerion Supersonic and Carbon Engineering join forces to deliver carbon neutral supersonic travel

"Supersonic aircraft company, Aerion, the leader in supersonic technology and global mobility, and Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE), a leading Direct Air Capture (DAC) company, today announced they are working together to develop solutions for carbon neutral supersonic air travel."

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09.07.2020

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Nature: Pulling carbon from the sky is necessary but not sufficient

"Carbon dioxide removal is becoming a serious proposition. But it is not a substitute for aggressive action to cut emissions."

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09.07.2020

# New Publications

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Beerling, David J.; et al. (2020): Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands

Beerling, David J.; Kantzas, Euripides P.; Lomas, Mark R.; Wade, Peter; Eufrasio, Rafael M.; Renforth, Phil et al. (2020): Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands. In Nature 583 (7815), pp. 242–248. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-020-2448-9.

"Here we use an integrated performance modelling approach to make an initial techno-economic assessment for 2050, quantifying how CDR potential and costs vary among nations in relation to business-as-usual energy policies and policies consistent with limiting future warming to 2 degrees Celsius."

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09.07.2020

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Yahoo News: Technology which 'sucks' excess CO2 from the air could hurt UK's green ambitions

"Plans to pump £100m of taxpayer cash into technology designed to "suck" carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere risks starving more immediate and commercially viable energy projects of cash, environmental groups have warned."

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09.07.2020

# New Publications

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Cox, Emily; et al. (2020): Public perceptions of carbon dioxide removal in the United States and the United Kingdom

Cox, Emily; Spence, Elspeth; Pidgeon, Nick (2020): Public perceptions of carbon dioxide removal in the United States and the United Kingdom. In Nat. Clim. Chang. DOI: 10.1038/s41558-020-0823-z.

"Here we report a mixed-methods study on public perceptions of CDR in the United States and the United Kingdom, focusing on bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, direct air capture and terrestrial enhanced rock weathering."

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