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Welcome to our September newsletter! In this newsletter, read more about the new reports we are reading while preparing our own flagship report, "The Global Status of CCS: 2018". Norway is continuing to advance its CCS ambition, we held a Members' Meeting in Japan, attended the Inter-Sessional meeting of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Bodies in Bangkok, attended GCAS in San Francisco...


Keep on reading to find out what else has been happening!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

GHGT-14 

21-26 October 

Melbourne, Australia

ACCELERATING CCUS 

28 November 

Edinburgh


   



WE WERE AT GCAS 

A star-studded event for climate advocates, Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) drew thousands to San Francisco to boost climate action and renew momentum for broad and diverse climate action.   


Supported by more than 300 side events, the summit covered the full range of climate issues from agriculture to environmental justice, carbon markets and, of course, Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). 


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THE WORLD’S BEST KEPT SECRET 

At Saga city, just 38km from Japan’s ancient city of Fukuoka, on the picturesque southern island of Kyushu, a CCU city of the future is emerging. Saga, a city of 240,000 people, is host to a waste incineration to energy plant which is using captured CO2 to cultivate crops and create algae cultures – even medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (made from reconstituted metal). 


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THE STATE OF CCS TECHNOLOGY AND POLICY

On Wednesday, 26 September, Dr Howard Herzog will give an overview of the current state of technology and policy related to Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS) and cover seven aspects of CCS.


The material for this talk is taken from his most recently published book, "Carbon Capture". 





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CHINA RECOGNISES THE IMPORTANCE OF CCS


The CCUS Forum 2018 was co-hosted by the Institute and China University of Petroleum and held on 17-18 September in Beijing. 


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NEW REPORT: GREENHOUSE GAS REMOVAL 


The new report on greenhouse gas removal was recently published by The Royal Society and The Royal Academy of Engineering. 


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AT THE CLEAN COAL DANCE 


Our Advocacy and Communications Global Lead, Antonios Papaspiropoulos, explains why clean coal can only be a reality with CCS. 


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CCS IS THE ONLY CLEAN TECHNOLOGY THAT CAN DECARBONISE INDUSTRY


“It’s invisible but doing the job of thousands upon thousands upon thousands of solar cells and hundreds and hundreds of wind turbines, and that’s CCS.” 


Not bad for a technology that is largely invisible.  

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WEBINAR: TELLING THE NORWEGIAN CCS STORY


The Global CCS Institute in collaboration with Gassnova is hosting a webinar series on Norway’s CCS ambition and its full-scale CCS project.  

REGISTER & FIND OUT MORE


OPINION: FROM KAYA TO EOR


If there is one thing to learn about preventing dangerous climate change from the past few decades, it is that emissions reduction is hard. Read the latest Insight from Alex Zapantis.


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WORK WITH US

Senior Consultant CCS Technology, Washington DC 

Senior Adviser International Climate Change Policy, Brussels or London

OPEN LETTER

CCUS is safe, readily available and scalable. This technology is central to address CO2 emissions from core industrial processes and to meet the Paris Agreement’s goals.