News: November 2017

Paris climate change targets cannot be met without CCS: COP23

Policy parity and the rapid acceleration of carbon capture and storage (CCS) facilities are imperative to meeting Paris climate change targets, climate experts heard today.

Launching its Global Status of CCS Report: 2017 today at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Global CCS CEO, Brad Page, said renewables alone would not meet international climate change targets, and expert opinion was conclusive that CCS must be part of a suite of clean technologies needed achieve below 2 degree targets.

International team wins EU funds to deliver deep decarbonisation of Europe’s industrial regions

An international partnership of science and industry has begun a far-reaching project to help transform six European industrial regions into economically robust, low-carbon centres by 2025.

The multi-partner ALIGN-CCUS project, which has won nearly €15 million funding from the European ERA-NET ACT fund, will look at different but interlinking areas of research that will support the quick and cost-effective delivery of large-scale carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS).