27.09.2021

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The Scotsman: Climate change: Hydrogen and carbon-capture can play a key part in Scotland's transition to a green economy– Paul McLennan MSP

"The Scottish Cluster Campaign brings together key stakeholders from across the Scottish economy to create a pathway towards decarbonisation of Scottish and UK industry."

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27.09.2021

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Gasworld: Wood to lead Humber Zero carbon capture project

"Global consulting and engineering company Wood has won a contract to work on UK hybrid carbon capture and storage (CCUS) and hydrogen project Humber Zero."

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13.09.2021

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UK News Today: Drax looks to build supply chain to support major move to negative emissions

"Renewable energy giant Drax is calling on UK businesses to help deliver pioneering climate saving negative emissions technology. The huge electricity generator wants firms of all sizes to join the UK’s first bioenergy with carbon capture and storage supplier engagement programme."

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12.08.2021

# Political Papers

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Lezaun, Javier; et al. (2021): Governing Carbon Dioxide Removal in the UK: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead

Lezaun, Javier; Healey, Peter; Kruger, Tim; Smith, Stephen M. (2021): Governing Carbon Dioxide Removal in the UK: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead. In Front. Clim. 3. DOI: 10.3389/fclim.2021.673859.

"This Policy Brief reviews the experience of the UK in developing principles for the governance of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) at scale."

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09.08.2021

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Independent: Peatland restoration project turns land into ‘giant sponge’, to draw down carbon and tackle climate crisis

"Moorland degraded due to pollution, wildfires and agriculture has been improved, boosting potential for biodiversity and preventing flooding, say conservationists."

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02.08.2021

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National Infrastructure Commission (2021): Engineered greenhouse gas removals

National Infrastructure Commission (2021): Engineered greenhouse gas removals. London.

"Engineered greenhouse gas removals will become a major new infrastructure sector for the UK over the coming decades. The UK needs engineered removals to offset its hardest to abate emissions and achieve net zero. And it needs to act now."

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12.07.2021

# New Publications

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Freer, Muir; et al. (2021): Carbon Optimal Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage Supply Chain Modelling: How Far Is Too Far?

Freer, Muir, Clair Gough, Andrew Welfle, and Amanda Lea-Langton (2021): Carbon Optimal Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage Supply Chain Modelling: How Far Is Too Far? Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 47 (October): 101406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2021.101406.

"The methodology presented in this analysis provides a useful heuristic that can aid the carbon-efficient deployment of BECCS in the UK and has the potential to be replicated for other countries or calculate carbon-efficient trans-national BECCS supply chains."

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28.06.2021

# New Publications

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García-Freites, Samira; et al. (2021): The greenhouse gas removal potential of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) to support the UK's net-zero emission target

García-Freites, Samira; Gough, Clair; Röder, Mirjam (2021): The greenhouse gas removal potential of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) to support the UK's net-zero emission target. In Biomass and Bioenergy 151, p. 106164. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2021.106164.

"This research used process modelling and lifecycle assessment to identify the GGR potential of three BECCS supply chains."

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31.05.2021

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Electric Insights: Q1 2021: Britain’s Transition From Coal To Biomass To BECCS

"Britain moved one step closer to its 2024/25 target of phasing out coal power completely, while biomass generation hit new record highs."

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27.05.2021

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Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (UK): Projects selected for Phase 1 of the Direct air capture and greenhouse gas removal programme

"This competition will provide funding for developing technologies that enable the removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere in the UK."

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