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April 18, 2014


Carbon Capture and Storage

EU green light for UK carbon capture and storage project
BBC News- April 17
The European Commission has confirmed that the White Rose carbon capture and storage (CCS) project is in line to win the cash (equivalent to about £250m).

Construction hits midway point on Shell's Quest carbon-capture project
Edmonton Journal- April 17
Construction on Shell Canada’s Quest carbon capture and storage project is at the midway point and the facility should be ready to start operating in late 2015, company officials said Thursday.

SCCS resource puts CCS on the map April 18
Independent research partnership SCCS has relaunched a key resource for anyone with an interest in carbon capture and storage (CCS), in the shape of its Global CCS Map.

Does FutureGen have a future?
Illinois Times - April 17
Although the project has been in development for more than a decade and was even canceled at one point, the labor agreement and public comment period are signs of progress. Still, the technology involved faces potential hurdles that may limit its viability.


Climate Change

California Drought, Midwest Chill Tied to Climate Change?
Discover Magazine (blog)- April 17
New NASA-funded research led by Simon Wang at Utah State University, suggests that this pattern — frigid cold in the North American mid-section and dry in California — is connected to global warming.

US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop, Halfway To 2020 Goals
The Weather Channel – April 17
Emissions of carbon dioxide and other human-produced greenhouse gases – like methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and others – fell by 3.4 percent between 2011 and 2012, and have dropped by about 10 percent since 2005



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