10.07.2020

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CarbonBrief: Guest post: How public attitudes towards ‘CO2 removal’ differ in the UK and US

"With global greenhouse gas emissions still increasing – and Covid-19 lockdown restrictions merely causing a short-term dip – the challenge of holding global temperature rise to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels is looking ever more formidable."

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09.07.2020

# Political Papers

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Abramson, Elizabeth; et al. (2020): Transport Infrastructure for Carbon Capture and Storage

Abramson, Elizabeth; McFarlane, Dane; Brown, Jeff (2020): Transport Infrastructure for Carbon Capture and Storage. Whitepaper on Regional Infrastructure for Midcentury Decarbonization. Great Plains Institute.

"The Great Plains Institute (GPI) is excited to announce the final results of more than two years of research and modeling on carbon capture and storage opportunities throughout the US."

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09.07.2020

# New Publications

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Cox, Emily; et al. (2020): Public perceptions of carbon dioxide removal in the United States and the United Kingdom

Cox, Emily; Spence, Elspeth; Pidgeon, Nick (2020): Public perceptions of carbon dioxide removal in the United States and the United Kingdom. In Nat. Clim. Chang. DOI: 10.1038/s41558-020-0823-z.

"Here we report a mixed-methods study on public perceptions of CDR in the United States and the United Kingdom, focusing on bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, direct air capture and terrestrial enhanced rock weathering."

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01.07.2020

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House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis (2020): Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America

House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis (2020): Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America. Majority Staff Report. Washington, D.C.

"The report lays out the Climate Crisis Action Plan, full of detailed, ambitious and actionable climate solutions that Congress should enact to benefit American families in communities across the nation."

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29.06.2020

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Pew Research Center: Two-Thirds of Americans Think Government Should Do More on Climate

"Bipartisan backing for carbon capture tax credits, extensive tree-planting efforts."

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30.04.2020

# Political Papers

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National Energy Technology Laboratory. 2020: "Safe Geologic Storage of Captured Carbon Dioxide – DOE’s Carbon Storage R&D Program: Two Decades in Review."

National Energy Technology Laboratory. 2020: "Safe Geologic Storage of Captured Carbon Dioxide – DOE’s Carbon Storage R&D Program: Two Decades in Review." Pittsburgh, April 13, 2020.

"A recently released report, “Safe Geologic Storage of Captured Carbon Dioxide: Two Decades of DOE’s Carbon Storage R&D Program in Review” dives into how the department and NETL and other national laboratories, research organizations, and industry stakeholders have worked collaboratively to meet the challenge of addressing the emission of greenhouse gases while ensuring the continued use of fossil fuels that underpin our nation’s economic prosperity."

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30.04.2020

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Clean Air Task Force: The Status of Carbon Capture Projects in the U.S. (And What They Need to Break Ground)

"CATF is tracking newly announced CCUS projects in order to better keep up with this rapidly changing landscape."

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30.04.2020

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Energy.gov: U.S. Department of Energy Announces $131 Million for CCUS Technologies

"Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy announced up to $131 million for carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) research and development (R&D) projects through one new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) and the winners of five project selections from a previous FOA."

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30.04.2020

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Ethanol Producer Magazine: DOE funds CCUS project at ethanol plant, opens new CCUS FOA

"The U.S. Department of Energy on April 24 announced plans to award funding to a carbon capture and storage (CCUS) project under development at an Illinois ethanol plant. The agency is also soliciting applications for a new round of CCUS project funding."

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20.04.2020

# New Publications

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Surprise, Kevin. 2020: “Geopolitical Ecology of Solar Geoengineering: From a ‘logic of Multilateralism’ to Logics of Militarization.”

Surprise, Kevin. 2020: “Geopolitical Ecology of Solar Geoengineering: From a ‘logic of Multilateralism’ to Logics of Militarization.” Journal of Political Ecology 27 (1): 213–35. https://journals.uair.arizona.edu/index.php/JPE/article/view/23583/22372.

"I detail recent involvement in solar geoengineering development on the part of U.S. defense, intelligence, and foreign policy institutions, geoengineering scenarios that adopt militarized logics and expertise, and Realist international relations theories that undergird leading governance scenarios."

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