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Today (27 June) the UK Government legally committed to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050 and announced that £26million has been awarded to accelerate the rollout of CCUS across the country. Acting energy and clean growth minister Chris Skidmore signs the statutory instrument to...
New research shows that carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions can be captured and securely stored beneath deep-seated and impermeable underground rocks. The findings provide further evidence that a developing technology known as Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), in which climate changing CO 2 gas...
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Carbon Capture and Storage has today issued a call for evidence on Carbon Capture Usage and Storage (CCUS). MPs will hear from industry experts, academics, NGOs and unions at an evidence session in Parliament on the 13th of June. Recommendations will then be...
An ambitious international project to support the development of low-carbon energy and industry in Southern and Eastern Europe got under way this morning with funding from the European Union. Headed by the French geological survey, BRGM, the research partnership combines the expertise of 17...
The Committee on Climate change has set a challenging but achievable target of net zero GHG emissions by 2050. With MPs approving a motion to declare an environment and climate emergency, and London being brought to a standstill by Extinction Rebellion, it is clear that this is a timely report. It...
On 17 January 2019, Prof Jon Gibbins, UKCCSRC Director, gave written and oral evidence at an inquiry into CCUS . The scope of the inquiry was to examine the Government’s commitment to deploying CCUS technology and whether it has a “Plan B” to meet the UK’s climate change targets, should desired...

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