29.07.2020

# Calls & events

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Job: Research Associate (Fixed Term) at the Cambridge Judge Business School

Deadline: 06. September 2020

"The Research Associate will support a new pan-European, multi-institution consortium (NEGEM) focused on assessing carbon dioxide gas removal (CDR) options such as bioenergy with CCS (BECCS), direct air capture of CO2 with CO2 storage (DACCS), enhanced weathering, afforestation, soil carbon sequestration and other negative emissions technologies and practices (NETPs)."

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27.07.2020

# Projects

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Project: NEGEM - Quantifying and Deploying Responsible Negative Emissions

"A team of scientists together with climate and policy experts from leading international organizations in 11 countries*, grouped under the new Horizon 2020 project NEGEM, will quantify and assess the feasibility and the realistic potential of carbon dioxide removal, as a supplementary strategy to emission mitigation."

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27.07.2020

# Media

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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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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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21.07.2020

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Video: OpenAir: Why Direct Air Carbon Capture is essential, and not just nice-to-have - with Dr. Julio Friedmann

"In this discussion with OpenAir's Chris Neidl (@neidl_c) Dr. Friedmann makes a direct and compelling case for why DACC is a necessary climate solution, and shares perspective on what has to occur to bring the technology to scale rapidly enough for it to make a difference."

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20.07.2020

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EDF Press Release: House Appropriations Moves Much Needed Support for Clean Energy Industry

"Key provisions in the FY2021 Energy/Water Appropriations bill include [...] $1.25 billion to build demonstrations in negative emissions technologies and carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) technologies and improve infrastructure at national laboratories."

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20.07.2020

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Project: VIOLET

"VIOLET will be the world’s first open-source direct air carbon capture (DACC) machine completely produced by an online community. It captures CO2 when the surrounding air is dry, and releases it when wet."

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09.07.2020

# Media

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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

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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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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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