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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18.09.2020

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Carbon Engineering: Pale Blue Dot Energy and Carbon Engineering create partnership to deploy Direct Air Capture in the UK

"This agreement marks the first partnership between a DAC technology company and a UK development partner and signifies the next step towards establishing a UK DAC industry that will create significant environmental and economic benefits."

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14.09.2020

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Energy Voice: Europe could see $35bn in CCS spending till 2035, with UK dominating

"It’s been a long and costly two decades of carbon capture and storage (CCS) studies and test centers. Now Europe has reached a stage where big-scale developments make financial sense and could trigger up to $35 billion in development spending until 2035 – by which time as much as 75 million tonnes of CO2 could be captured and stored per year on the continent, a Rystad Energy analysis shows."

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07.09.2020

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BusinessGreen: MPs table fresh legislation to 'close gaps' in UK Climate Change Act

"Legislation aimed at "closing the gaps" in the UK's Climate Change Act by including the nation's international aviation, shipping and supply chains in greenhouse gas reduction targets is set to be tabled in Parliament today, pulling in support from MPs across much of the political spectrum."

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06.09.2020

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Lexology: Latest progress towards UK carbon capture and storage and hydrogen industries

"On 17 August 2020, the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published five new policy documents on carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) and hydrogen. This article discusses how these long-awaited follow-ups to BEIS’s July 2019 consultations on the same subjects signal some progress towards establishing new UK industries."

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25.08.2020

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Ricardo Energy and Environment (2020): The potential of bioenergy with carbon capture

Ricardo Energy and Environment (2020): The potential of bioenergy with carbon capture. Summary for policymakers. For the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). 

"The purpose of this study is to evaluate the costs and benefits of BECCS and analyse what the UK needs to consider in the coming decade to speed the deployment of BECCS."

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22.08.2020

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Reuters: Britain to introduce legally binding environmental targets

"Britain said it would bring in legally binding targets on air quality, waste reduction, biodiversity and cleaner water as part of efforts to combat climate change, improve the environment and rebuild the economy."

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22.08.2020

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Gasworld: CCSA applauds Government support for CCUS

"The Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA), a trade body for the Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) industry in the UK, has welcomed the Government’s publication of its response to the CCUS Business Models consultation."

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22.08.2020

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Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (2020): Carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) deployment at dispersed sites

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (2020): Carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) deployment at dispersed sites. Published 17 August 2020, London.

"This report identifies and assesses a range of high-level deployment options for industrial carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) technology located in non-clustered ‘dispersed’ sites that are isolated from potential carbon dioxide transport infrastructure in the UK."

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