Issues in governance and ethics of CCS – 7 July 2015

Topics covered at the second meeting (information on first meeting can be found here) include equity and justice in relation to CCS/BECCS; governance issues (international cooperation, shared reservoirs, national and cross boundary liabilities, the role of the state etc.); the role of ethics in governance and the politics of CCS; and lock in (e.g. cognitive, fossil fuel; political; behavioural; carbon).

PROCEEDINGS

The meeting proceedings including agenda, presentations etc can be downloaded here

 

AGENDA (click on presentation titles for available PDFs)

09:30 – 10:00      Coffee and arrivals
10:00 – 10:15      Welcome
10:15 – 10:25      Brief feedback on previous day – David Reiner (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge)
10:25 – 10:45      Feedback on the previous UKCCSRC meeting – Clair Gough (Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester)
10:45 – 11:00      International CCS projects – policy reflections – Tim Dixon (Technical Programme Manager IEAGHG R & D Programme)
11:00 – 11:20      Latest perspectives on CCS from the Australia finance and ENGO sectors – Peta Ashworth (Brisbane, Australia, SRN)
11:20 – 11:35      Tea beak
11:35 –  11:55      The Norwegian CCS story (via Skype) – Elin Lerum Boasson (Centre for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo) 
11:55 – 12:30      Open discussion
12:30 – 13:30      Lunch
13:30 – 13:50      The Diffusion and Adoption of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): International Cooperation and Social Learning with the People’s Republic of China – Karl McAlinden (School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham)
13:50 – 14:30      Deliberating with citizen’s about energy development – Citizen’s Juries in Scotland – Jen Roberts (University of Strathclyde/ClimateXChange) 
14:30 – 15:10      Facilitated Discussion session: International governance issues
15:10 – 15:30      Tea break
15:30 – 15:50      Host community compensation in a CCS context: comparing the preferences of Dutch citizens and local government authoritiesEmma ter Mors (Social and Organisational Psychology Unit, Leiden University, Netherlands)
15:50 – 16:10      Comparing CCS and climate engineering: governance of technical climate fixes – Nils Markusson (Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University) 
16:10 – 16:25      Facilitated Discussion Session: Learning from different governance contexts or scales
16:25 – 16:30       Workshop close

This event was linked to the 5th IEAGHG Social Research Network Meeting held on 6 July 2016 in Cambridge, UK