06.08.2020

# Political Papers

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Bipartisan Policy Center (2020): Testimony on the Development and Deployment of Large-Scale Carbon Dioxide Management Technologies

Bipartisan Policy Center (2020): Testimony on the Development and Deployment of Large-Scale Carbon Dioxide Management Technologies. United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Sasha Mackler, Energy Project Director. Bipartisan Policy Center. July 28, 2020.

"In short, the scale of the challenge is so large, and the stakes are so high, that we simply must be able to draw on a large, diverse, and flexible toolset of policies and technologies to succeed."

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06.08.2020

# Media

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Oil Price: Why Is Carbon Capture Struggling In Texas?

"The answer is ridiculously simple: cheap oil."

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05.08.2020

# Political Papers

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Bipartisan Policy Center (2020): Recommendations for DAC Research, Development, and Demonstration

Bipartisan Policy Center (2020): Recommendations for DAC Research, Development, and Demonstration.

"This paper argues that such strategies should include meaningful investment in research, development, demonstration, and commercial deployment activities to advance direct air capture (DAC) technology."

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04.08.2020

# Media

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Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy: The Democratic Party’s Draft Policy Platform and the Potential Role of Carbon Dioxide Removal/Negative Emissions Technologies to Combat Climate Change

"The platform will be considered by the delegates to the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee convention next month, where the delegates will make final decisions on the text of the non-binding policy document."

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03.08.2020

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Government Executive: Bipartisan Bill Would Establish Multi-Agency Effort for Carbon Removal

"A committee would develop a strategic plan for research and development on carbon dioxide removal in the air, lands and oceans."

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27.07.2020

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U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources: Full Committee Hearing to Examine Development and Deployment of Large-Scale Carbon Dioxide Management Technologies

"The hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC. [...] The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes."

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23.07.2020

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Podcast: Nori: Appropriations & carbon removal, the Biden-Sanders climate plan, & enhanced rock weathering in croplands

"Here are the articles we discussed this week:

  • Carbon removal represented in the Appropriations process in both Energy & Water and Agriculture.
  • The Biden-Sanders climate plan: "Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Recommendations: Combating the Climate Crisis and Pursuing Environmental Justice".
  • "Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands" in Nature."

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20.07.2020

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Green Car Congress: DOE announces $11.5M in Phase 1 funding for carbon capture and storage program; ARPA-E FLECCS

"FLECCS project teams will work to develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) processes that better enable technologies, such as natural gas power generators, to be responsive to grid conditions in a high variable renewable energy (VRE) penetration environment."

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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

# New Publications

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Sagues, W.J.; et al. (2020): Prospects for bioenergy with carbon capture & storage (BECCS) in the United States pulp and paper industry

Sagues, W. J.; Jameel, H.; Sanchez, D. L.; Park, S. (2020): Prospects for bioenergy with carbon capture & storage (BECCS) in the United States pulp and paper industry. In Energy & Environmental Science. DOI: 10.1039/D0EE01107J.

"Here, we analyze the technical and economic potential of integrating carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration (CCUS) technologies at pulp and paper mills in the US through top-down, industry-wide screening and bottom-up, chemical process modeling techniques."

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