17.10.2018

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Project: National Academies Launching New Study on Sunlight-Reflection Research

"WASHINGTON – The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is forming a new committee to develop a research agenda and research governance approaches for climate-intervention strategies that reflect sunlight to cool Earth."

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10.09.2018

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Project: Bay Area Climate Restoration Initiatives

"The San Francisco Bay Area hosts a growing ecosystem of projects, organizations, and companies going beyond the Paris Climate Agreement goals to reverse global warming and restore our climate. They're exploring what's possible, what works, and in some cases what's profitable. his directory, curated by the Healthy Climate Alliance, lists the Bay Area projects, organizations, companies, and supporting institutions that are working to: 1. Draw down carbon 2. Reverse global warming 3. Rebuild Arctic ice 4. Restore a healthy climate "

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03.09.2018

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Project: Climeworks raises USD 30.8 million to commercialize carbon dioxide removal technology

"We are on a mission to capture 1% of global CO2 emissions by 2025, and today we can proudly announce that we are another step closer to achieving this goal. We have successfully raised CHF 30.5 million (USD 30.8 million) in equity funding from a group of existing and new private investors, as well as from Zurich Cantonal Bank. These funds will be used to further industrialize our Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology, significantly reduce its costs and prepare for mass production."

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01.08.2018

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Project: Boosting coral abundance on the Great Barrier Reef

"The Queensland Department of Environment and Science (DES) and the Australian Department of the Environment and Energy (DoEE) are seeking innovative solutions to quickly restore the ecological functions provided by the Great Barrier Reef."

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01.08.2018

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Project: Energy Department Invests $10.7M in Technologies that Assess Subsurface Stress for Carbon Storage

"The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) selected five projects to receive approximately $10.7 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development. The projects will advance tools and methods for assessing the state of stress and geomechanical impacts within the subsurface associated with underground carbon storage. The projects are supported through the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001826, Developing Technologies to Advance the Understanding of State of Stress and Geomechanical Impacts within the Subsurface."

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31.07.2018

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Project: Weather Modification in Australia and the United States: What Lessons for Governing Regional Climate Intervention?

"This PhD project will analyse the history of weather modification law in Australia and the United States to identify what lessons might be drawn for the governance, public participation and social acceptability of proposals for regional climate intervention."

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27.06.2018

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Project News: Carbon Capture Coalition Expands Again with Announcement of the National Carbon Capture Leadership Council

"Jackson Hole, WY – June 18, 2018 – At a first-ever national leadership conference on carbon capture, the Carbon Capture Coalition announced the formation of a new group of private sector CEOs; labor, NGO and philanthropic leaders; and former state and federal officials committed to carbon capture technology development. The National Carbon Capture Leadership Council becomes the newest national effort to catalyze support for carbon capture and elevate it as a priority on our nation’s political and policy agenda."

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23.05.2018

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Project: Drax to pilot Europe’s first carbon capture storage project

"Pilot could lead to Drax’s biomass power generation becoming carbon negative, putting Britain at the forefront of the race to develop BECCS"

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18.05.2018

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Project News: Air Miners - Gimmee More Companies! We're making air mining happen

"We've been busy building this air mining industry, and you are one of the special individuals who said "Gimmee More Companies!""

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20.04.2018

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Project: Center for Climate Restoration

"The Center for Climate Restoration is comprised of five Working Groups and a Coordinating Council. Each Working Group has a specific topical focus: Carbon Dioxide Removal, Arctic Restoration, Finance, Narrative and Public Support, and Safety, Monitoring, and Governance. They are intended to provide a venue for experts in their respective fields to brainstorm, provide action plans, and generate momentum towards restoring the climate. The groups each have one or two leaders and a liaison to the Coordinating Council. Their first meetings will occur during the first Laudato Sí Climate Restoration Conference in Rome April 9-11, 2018, and they are expected to meet regularly thereafter to further their missions."

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