05.04.2021

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Canadian Underwriter: The future of carbon removal insurance: As big as oil and gas?

"Carbon removal is poised to become a booming industry over the next 30 years, providing an opportunity for innovative P&C insurers to pioneer in carbon removal insurance products, Swiss Re’s chief risk officer predicts."

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05.04.2021

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Forbes: Carbon Capture Has To Get As Big As Oil Industry In Less Than 30 Years

"The nascent industry that captures and stores carbon dioxide has to scale to the size of the oil industry much faster than oil did, the head of a CCS think tank said last week."

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29.03.2021

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The Guardian: The latest must-have among US billionaires? A plan to end the climate crisis

"Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates have an estimated wealth of $466bn – and are emblematic of a Davos-centric worldview that sees free markets and tech as the answer."

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08.03.2021

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Blog: Gernot Wagner: It’s Too Late for Big Oil’s Pivot to a Carbon Tax

"The American Petroleum Institute is considering endorsing a carbon price. That’s a big shift, but a carbon price alone is not good climate policy."

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22.02.2021

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Blog: Gernot Wagner: A tale of two carbon prices

"The Biden administration has opened up enormous opportunities to push forward an ambitious climate agenda by updating this one number: the social cost of carbon, or SCC."

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14.12.2020

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The Spectator: Putting the North at the heart of a green industrial revolution

"And now the North can again be at the forefront – this time of a green industrial revolution that will protect and create jobs, helping to restore communities and level-up the country, while advancing UK global leadership in vital new technologies that will be needed around the world to combat the climate crisis."

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11.12.2020

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The Hill: To fight climate change, strand fossil fuel assets, not workers

"If we overlook affected workers, we will have failed in our commitment to climate justice."

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25.11.2020

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Fajardy, M.; et al. (2020): The economics of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) deployment in a 1.5°C or 2°C world

Fajardy, M., J. Morris, A. Gurgel, H. Herzog, N. MacDowell, S. Paltsev (2020): The economics of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) deployment in a 1.5°C or 2°C world. Joint Program Report Series Report 345. (http://globalchange.mit.edu/publication/17489).

"Here we focus on quantifying the potential scale of BECCS and its impact on the economy, taking into account technology and economic considerations, but excluding sustainability and political aspects."

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11.11.2020

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Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (2020): Consultation Document

Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (2020): Consultation Document.

"The recommendations published in the Taskforce’s Consultation Document aim to identify the infrastructure solutions necessary to scale the voluntary carbon markets. These are recommendations for the private-sector, developed by both current and potential market users, to ensure this market can deliver to the needs of its participants without compromising the integrity of decarbonization."

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03.11.2020

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Silicon Canals: Stripe launches world’s first product that enables online businesses to help remove CO2 from atmosphere

"With this service, Stripe users can direct a fraction of their revenue toward initiatives that permanently remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere."

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