01.12.2020

# New Publications

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Boettcher, Miranda (2020): Coming to GRIPs With NETs Discourse: Implications of Discursive Structures for Emerging Governance of Negative Emissions Technologies in the UK

Boettcher, Miranda (2020): Coming to GRIPs With NETs Discourse: Implications of Discursive Structures for Emerging Governance of Negative Emissions Technologies in the UK. In Front. Clim. 2, p. 20. DOI: 10.3389/fclim.2020.595685.

"This paper presents a sociology-of-knowledge (SKAD) discourse analysis of a series of interviews with UK representatives from the industry/policy interface about what they consider to be appropriate governance instruments for NETs."

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26.11.2020

# Political Papers

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UK Government: Policy Paper: NIC Greenhouse Gas Removal Technologies Study: Terms of Reference

UK Government: Policy Paper: NIC Greenhouse Gas Removal Technologies Study: Terms of Reference.

"The government asks the National Infrastructure Commission to provide recommendations to government on the technologies that should be deployed to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and deliver negative emissions, the policies needed to incentivise the rollout of these technologies and the timeline of decisions needed by government to enable the UK to use greenhouse gas removal technologies to achieve net zero."

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29.10.2020

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bp: Leading energy companies form partnership to accelerate the development of offshore transport and storage infrastructure for carbon emissions in UK North Sea

"bp, Eni, Equinor, National Grid, Shell and Total today confirmed they have formed a new partnership, the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP), to develop offshore carbon dioxide (CO2) transport and storage infrastructure in the UK North Sea, with bp as operator."

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19.10.2020

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MEM: Zero Carbon Humber Partnership Submits £75 million Bid to Advance UK’s First Net Zero Industrial Cluster

"Twelve leading companies and organisations across the Humber have jointly submitted a public and private sector funded bid worth around £75 million to accelerate decarbonisation in the UK’s most carbon intensive industrial region, helping to support clean growth, future-proof vital industries and protect and create new jobs."

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09.10.2020

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BusinessGreen: 'The biggest prize going': Inside the plans to decarbonise Britain's biggest industrial cluster

"The plan, dubbed Zero Carbon Humber, will focus on two areas: ramping up significantly  hydrogen production in order to transition heavy industry away from fossil fuels where possible; and installing CCS technology to shuttle any remaining carbon dioxide - from industry or from blue hydrogen production - to permanent storage in the rock under the sea."

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08.10.2020

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Energy Voice: Shetland CCS project could still be ’20-30 years ahead’ says leading Scottish researcher

"The head of the Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS) research partnership has estimated Shetland could still be “20-30 years” from a CCS project as other locations are prioritised."

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08.10.2020

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The House: The House LiveAll As the ninth largest manufacturing nation in the world, sector growth is critical to the UK As the ninth largest manufacturing nation in the world, sector growth is critical to the UK By Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midland

"Going further than net-zero, the UK concrete and cement industry has launched a roadmap to become net negative by 2050, removing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits each year."

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22.09.2020

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Karma: U.K. May Become Carbon-Negative in Electricity Sector by 2033

"Country targets reducing carbon emissions to net zero for all sectors by 2050 to tackle climate change."

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18.09.2020

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Argus Media: UK climate assembly backs wind, rejects CCS

"The UK's Climate Assembly published a report today putting forward its recommended approach to meeting the UK's legally binding target to reach net-zero emissions by 2050."

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18.09.2020

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The Herald: Scotland should become 'carbon capture hub' for Europe as part of climate strategy

"The head of the independent body set up to advise governments on the climate emergency has suggested Scotland could become a carbon capture “hub” for the rest of Europe as part of plans to transform into a zero carbon economy."

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