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May 24, 2013
Carbon Capture and Storage
Coal project could boost Carbon Capture and Storage ambition
Gazette Live-May 23
CCS is seen as an essential technology to meet the UK’s carbon reduction needs going forward.
CCS 'needs commercialisation plan' to keep projects alive
Utility Week-May 24
The CCS Association endorsed a recommendation by the Committee on Climate Change that government should sign contracts for 3GW worth of CCS capacity by the end of the decade.
Carbon capture in Europe a 'farce', say researchers
Business Green-May 24
Europe's efforts to develop a carbon capture and storage (CCS) industry have "turned into a farce", and Brussels may need to adopt a target analogous to its renewable energy goals to kick-start the technology, researchers have said.
US carbon tax could boost revenue, curb climate change: report
Business Spectator-May 23
A tax on carbon dioxide emissions could help the United States mitigate climate change while significantly increasing government revenue, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said this week.
Keep climate change out of Keystone decision, GOP warns in letter ...
The Hill (blog)-May 23
Rumors have long swirled that if Obama approves Keystone, he might link approval to policies aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions, such as carbon standards for the nation’s existing power plants.