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Recent advances in ways of limiting CO2 emissions
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How One Country Is Making Rocks Out of Air Pollution

How One Country Is Making Rocks Out of Air Pollution | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Iceland's volcanic formations offer a new possibility for trapping carbon emissions.
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Europe's carbon capture dream beset by delays, fears and doubt

Europe's carbon capture dream beset by delays, fears and doubt | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Plans for a major new trial for carbon capture and storage technology at a cement factory in Norway have sparked anger and divided the environmental movement
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A very recent look at the pros and cons of CCS

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Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
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on GreenTV (link at TES education site). I think that it is necessary to create an account to view this.

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Carbon Sequestration: Where Will All the Carbon Go? - Energy Collective

Carbon Sequestration: Where Will All the Carbon Go? - Energy Collective | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
It is becoming increasingly likely that our society will need to remove large quantities of CO2 from the atmosphere in order to prevent climate change.
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EU green light for UK carbon project

EU green light for UK carbon project | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU.
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Agency plea over climate warning

Agency plea over climate warning | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Leading energy ministers have been told the world is on track for a temperature increase of 6C unless they change priorities.

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) - in which CO2 emissions are captured and pumped into underground rocks - is described as "woefully off pace".

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Carbon Capture and Storage - Department of Energy and Climate Change

Carbon Capture and Storage - Department of Energy and Climate Change | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Carbon Capture and Storage is a mitigation technology essential in tackling global climate change and ensuring a secure energy supply.

On 03 April 2012, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey launched a new competition for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), a key technology in the Government’s drive to ensure our future energy security and reduce emissions.

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Carbon Sequestration and Storage - Greenhouse gas can find a home underground - Articles - Open Innovation

Carbon Sequestration and Storage - Greenhouse gas can find a home underground - Articles - Open Innovation | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it

A new study by researchers at MIT shows that there is enough capacity in deep saline aquifers in the United States to store at least a century’s worth of carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s coal-fired powerplants. Though questions remain about the economics of systems to capture and store such gases, this study addresses a major issue that has overshadowed such proposal

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The good, the bad and the ugly: Carbon capture and storage

The good, the bad and the ugly: Carbon capture and storage | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
It’s been said that the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is steadily increasing. Being a greenhouse gas, this could spell a lot of trouble for the planet as it could contribute to more global warming.
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Issues Remain for Carbon Capture, According to Council Member

Issues Remain for Carbon Capture, According to Council Member | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Spotlight: Issues Remain for Carbon Capture, According to Council Member...

"Several important issues must be resolved," Benson said at a symposium held at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on February 17. "One is the high cost of capturing CO2. The other is an overall lack of confidence in the capacity, safety, and permanence of sequestration in deep geological formations."

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What is permafrost and how does it relate to climate change?

What is permafrost and how does it relate to climate change? | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Frozen permafrost soils contain huge amounts of carbon, which could be released as CO2 if the planet keeps warming...

Permafrost soils are extremely rich in organic carbon. According to one estimate they contain about 1700 billion tonnes of it – about twice the total amount of carbon currently in the atmosphere.

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Genetically Engineered Bacteria Could Help Fight Climate Change - ScienceNOW

Genetically Engineered Bacteria Could Help Fight Climate Change - ScienceNOW | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Genetically Engineered Bacteria Could Help Fight Climate Change - ScienceNOW...

When the researchers pumped CO2 into the tanks where the modified bacteria were living, even more CaCO3 solidified than in tanks with unmodified bacteria. Better yet, more of it was in the crystalline calcite form, which is more stable—and likely to sequester CO2 over geological time—than amorphous CaCO3.

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All Scottish coal plants to use carbon capture by 2025

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland plans to fit all its existing coal-fired power plants with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology by 2025 and require new coal stations to be fully equipped with CCS from the turn of the decade, the Scottish...
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Few Britons have ever heard of ocean acidification

Few Britons have ever heard of ocean acidification | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
A new poll finds that only 20% of Britons have heard of ocean acidification – and even fewer know anything about it
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Makes me want to keep teaching!
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CCS - a 2 degree solution

CCS - a 2 degree solution | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
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Nice 2014 animation about CO2 emissions and CCS. Lots of data supplied.

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New material captures carbon at half the energy cost

New material captures carbon at half the energy cost | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Capturing carbon from power plants will likely be necessary in the future to avoid the worst effects of climate change, but current technologies are very expensive.

Via Dr. Stefan Gruenwald
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How CCS works - capture | Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute

How CCS works - capture | Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Energy from fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas is released in the combustion (burning) process. The emission of CO2 is a by-product of this process.
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Carbon storage 'may cause small earthquakes'

Carbon storage 'may cause small earthquakes' | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
US report finds injecting fracking wastewater underground can trigger seismic activity – with implications for CCS viability...
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Carbon market  causes of small earth quakes

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The big catch with CO2

The big catch with CO2 | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
There was a strong feeling of déjà vu yesterday as the Government made the well-flagged announcement that it was re-starting its £1bn competition to develop a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project on a commercial scale.
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UK – US consortium to build carbon capture plant at Grangemouth, near Edinburgh. | Resources for a sustainable future

UK – US consortium to build carbon capture plant at Grangemouth, near Edinburgh. | Resources for a sustainable future | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it

21/3/2012 Guardian US consortium to build carbon capture and storage plant at Grangemouth.

Summit Power Group says Caledonia Clean Energy project will capture carbon emissions on 90% of production capacity.- by Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent.

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The Insanity of Carbon Capture | Energy and Environment Right Side News

The Insanity of Carbon Capture | Energy and Environment Right Side News | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Carbon capture is based on the false premise that carbon emissions are a threat to human life.

The name of the site says it all!

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Insight of carbon capture  on environmental right side

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Fracking Could Hinder Underground Carbon Storage | Chemical & Engineering News

Fracking Could Hinder Underground Carbon Storage | Chemical & Engineering News | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it

By breaking up rock formations deep underground, drilling companies can gain access to natural gas once thought unrecoverable. But drilling zones overlap significantly with places suitable for storing carbon dioxide below the surface, according to a new study.

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The Facts of Global Warming

The Facts of Global Warming | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
Global warming and climate change is a very important subject we should all learn about. Here are the current facts about global warming without the hysteria.
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Facts of Global Warming intresting facts

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CO2 Emissions & Wealth [INFOGRAPHIC]

CO2 Emissions & Wealth [INFOGRAPHIC] | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it
CO2 Emissions & Wealth [INFOGRAPHIC] http://t.co/hyusrCaW #infographic...
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Letters: Carbon capture is part of our energy future | CarbonUnity

Letters: Carbon capture is part of our energy future | CarbonUnity | Carbon Capture and Storage | Scoop.it

With the departure of green champion Chris Huhne, and Ed Davey still coming to terms with his new brief as energy secretary, it would be unfortunate if this was a move by the coalition to row back still further on green energy investment

"The work showed that commercial scale CCS is technically feasible and for the first time made complete engineering designs for the end-to-end chain of capture, transport and storage freely available for the world to see."

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Carbon Capture is part of our future.