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This blog was written by Clara Heuberger , a PhD student at Imperial College London, who received funding to attend the Manchester Biannual Meeting from the UKCCSRC ECR Meeting Fund The closing panel discussion at the biannual UKCCSRC meeting was maybe the most bold and open-minded discussion on the various aspects of CCS development and deployment I have attended so far. The panelists discussion Jon Gibbins, Kevin Anderson , Philip Curry , Eric Ling , and Will Lochhead ranged from topics such as cross-chain and storage risk to life cycle costs, the government's role to public engagement. Eric Ling from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says in order to ease the transition to a low-carbon energy system we need...Read more
This blog was written by Clara Heuberger who is a PhD student at Imperial College London and received funding to attend the Manchester Biannual Meeting from the UKCCSRC ECR Meeting Fund . Kirsty is the Principal Manager, Public Engagement, at the Global CCS Institute (GCCSI). At the UKCCSRC biannual meeting she gave a special dinner keynote speech, bringing us back to ancient Rome, transforming Jon Gibbins into a Jesus parody, and inspiring us with words of Quintus Horatius Flaccus. The cancellation of the UK CCS development program has been devastating and brought the academic and industrial CCS community into an uncomfortable situation. Despite Peterhead being a "textbook best practice example", it was dropped like a hot potato, without prior warning...Read more