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Tysk kärnkraft kan bli ny miljardsmäll för svenska skattebetalare | ekopolitan

Tysk kärnkraft kan bli ny miljardsmäll för svenska skattebetalare | ekopolitan | CCS | Scoop.it
Scandinavian and global cleantech news, and analysis for environmentally active companies. Covers sustainable investing, renewable energy and the organic sectors. Mats Renvall
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Air pollution impacts from carbon capture and storage (CCS) — European Environment Agency (EEA)

Air pollution impacts from carbon capture and storage (CCS) — European Environment Agency (EEA) | CCS | Scoop.it
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) consists of the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from power plants and/or CO2-intensive industries such as refineries, cement, iron and steel, its subsequent transport to a storage site, and finally its injection...
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German state Lower Saxony to ban CCS / Umstrittene CCS-Technologie – Niedersachsen stoppt CO2-Speicherung für drei Jahre (In German)

German state Lower Saxony to ban CCS  / Umstrittene CCS-Technologie – Niedersachsen stoppt CO2-Speicherung für drei Jahre (In German) | CCS | Scoop.it
Die meisten der möglichen CO2-Speicherstätten liegen in Schleswig-Holstein und Niedersachsen. Hannover sagt nun: Nein Danke. Zumindest in den kommenden drei Jahren sollen keine unterirdischen Speicher in dem Bundesland entstehen.
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Industry: CCS-pipeline infrastructure in the EU will cost between 50 billion and 80 billion Euro by 2050 (CO2Europipe) | ekopolitan

Industry: CCS-pipeline infrastructure in the EU will cost between 50 billion and 80 billion Euro by 2050 (CO2Europipe) | ekopolitan | CCS | Scoop.it

Report by utilities wants the EU CCS-pipeline infrastructure to be subsidised by EU and member states:

- Direct investment
- Capital grants
- Recycling of environmental tax revenues (such as auction revenues from carbon allowances)
- Guaranteed bonds
- Project revenue guarantees
- Financial guarantees
- EIB (EU’s  European Investment Bank) should be tasked with lending.

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Plans for U.K's Hunterston carbon-capture power station abandoned - financial concerns

Plans for U.K's Hunterston carbon-capture power station abandoned - financial concerns | CCS | Scoop.it

Environmentalists welcome Ayrshire Power's withdrawal of plans for coal-fired station at Hunterston due to financial concerns...

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Statoil cuts 100 jobs (of 600) at the unviable Mongstad refinery - no CO2 for Carbon Capture project?

Statoil cuts 100 jobs (of 600) at the unviable Mongstad refinery - no CO2 for Carbon Capture project? | CCS | Scoop.it
The Norway Post - News from Norway in English allways up to date...
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Uncertainty lingers on new carbon capture law | Germany | DW.DE | 02.07.2012

Uncertainty lingers on new carbon capture law | Germany | DW.DE | 02.07.2012 | CCS | Scoop.it
After lengthy negotiations, Germany agreed last week to allow the underground storage of carbon captured from fossil-fuel-burning plants. The experimental practice continues to be criticized.
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Uncertainty lingers on new carbon capture law | MSN Arabia News

Uncertainty lingers on new carbon capture law...
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Carbon capture: Why the EU approach just isn't working

Carbon capture: Why the EU approach just isn't working | CCS | Scoop.it

(Looking after UK's existing radioactive waste will rise from half of DECC's annual budget to a staggering 75%)

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The German federal state Schleswig-Holstein wants to forbid CO2-storage in its territory

Schleswig-Holstein – Das Ministerium – Schleswig-Holstein will CCS-Lager per Gesetz landesweit verhindern

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No green light yet for clean coal technology | Environment | DW.DE | 30.07.2012

No green light yet for clean coal technology | Environment | DW.DE | 30.07.2012 | CCS | Scoop.it

Instead of CO2-storage in Germany - a subsidised €50 Billion CO2-pipeline network to other countries.

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Scientists poke holes in carbon dioxide sequestration | Print Edition - Physics Today

Scientists poke holes in carbon dioxide sequestration | Print Edition - Physics Today | CCS | Scoop.it

Earthquake risk → lower pressure → smaller storage capacities → drives up the cost of Carbon Capture & Storage

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Vattenfall releases the FEED (front end engineering and design) studies for the German Jänschwalde CarbonCapture project (cancelled 2011)

Vattenfall releases the FEED (front end engineering and design) studies for the German Jänschwalde CarbonCapture project (cancelled 2011) | CCS | Scoop.it
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CCS will make coal-fired power plants consume 35% more coal. CCS = 35% more coal mining

CCS will make coal-fired power plants consume 35% more coal. CCS = 35% more coal mining | CCS | Scoop.it

Five reports on the realistic costs of ‘Clean Coal’ 

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The German Environment Minister: CarbonCapture has no chance - the public distrust and resistance too strong. And CCS hasn't got political acceptance in one single German federal state

The German Environment Minister: CarbonCapture has no chance - the public distrust and resistance too strong. And CCS hasn't got political acceptance in one single German federal state | CCS | Scoop.it
Bund und Länder haben sich zwar auf die CO2-Speicherung geeinigt, Umweltminister Altmaier glaubt aber nicht an eine Umsetzung. Der Protest der Bevölkerung sei zu groß.
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High cost and uncertainties over its risks have raised doubts about whether Carbon Capture can help address climate change. - Technology Review

High cost and uncertainties over its risks have raised doubts about whether Carbon Capture can help address climate change. - Technology Review | CCS | Scoop.it
High cost and uncertainties over its risks have raised doubts about whether the technology can help address climate change.
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CBO: Carbon capture efforts aren’t going so well

CBO: Carbon capture efforts aren’t going so well | CCS | Scoop.it

CBO: Carbon capture efforts aren’t going so well... Economically viable within a decade - 'Unlikely to happen'

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Carbon Capture, Storage Too Expensive, Commercial Outlook Dim, CBO Says | Bloomberg BNA

Carbon capture storage CCS expensive commercially viable federal efforts reduce cost not yet fruitful according a160report160released Congressional Budget Office June 28.
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Norwegian Mongstad 'Moonlanding' Carbon Capture project to crashland without CO2 from the financially unviable refinery

Norwegian Mongstad 'Moonlanding' Carbon Capture project to crashland without CO2 from the financially unviable refinery | CCS | Scoop.it
Like etter at vi passerer stedsskiltet Hope – et navn som gjør seg bedre på engelsk enn på norsk – åpenbarer det seg: et enormt sammensurium av rør, t&aring...
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Nobody wants CCS in the Germany's Schleswig-Holstein - "not the political parties, and certainly not the citizens"

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ICYM: The German federal state Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania forbids CO2-storage by law (May2012)

ICYM: The German federal state Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania forbids CO2-storage by law (May2012) | CCS | Scoop.it
Mecklenburg-Vorpommerns Landtag hat am Mittwoch die unterirdische Speicherung von Kohlendioxid abgelehnt und ein entsprechendes Gesetz auf den Weg gebracht.
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Carbon capture's days may be numbered – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Carbon capture's days may be numbered – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | CCS | Scoop.it
Capturing carbon dioxide and storing it underground seems like a good idea, but the technology has struggled to gain traction. If policy doesn't change to encourage it, its days may be numbered.
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UK government told: use social media to allay public's nuclear fears | Energy and Environmental Management (EAEM) Magazine

UK government told: use social media to allay public's nuclear fears | Energy and Environmental Management (EAEM) Magazine | CCS | Scoop.it
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