News: July 2013

Carbon capture is vital

On the contrary (42% of UK population unaware of carbon capture and storage – poll, 16 July), it's encouraging that nearly half of us appreciate how vital CCS is as a tool for tackling climate change. We're going to need all forms of energy, including low-carbon options, to meet rising demand.

Capturing Carbon is Real and Used to Enhance Oil Recovery

Carbon capture and storage seems like a distant concept. But some experts are saying that aspects of the tool are very much within the nation’s grasp, especially if such releases are used for the purpose of enhanced oil recovery.

European investment bank to stop financing coal-fired power plants

The European Investment bank (EIB), the EU's main lending arm, said it would stop financing most coal-fired power stations to help the 28-nation bloc reduce pollution and meet its climate targets.