September 22, 2016
Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage
Keeping Cool with Carbon Capture Technologies
Department of Energy – September 21
The technology is receiving a lot of attention. It was recently selected as a finalist for a 2016 R&D 100 Award. These awards, known to industry as the “Oscars of Invention,” recognize the 100 brightest and boldest technologies to enter the marketplace in a given year. This is just one example of how research at NETL can benefit more than just one industry, providing a tremendous return on America’s investment in fossil energy research.
For the First Time, Obama Requires U.S. Government to Factor Climate Into National Security Policy
Washington Post – September 21
Under the directive, 20 federal agencies and offices that work on climate science, intelligence and national security must “collaborate to ensure the best information on climate impacts is available to strengthen our national security” through the new Federal Climate and National Security Working Group. That group must release a climate change and national security action plan in 90 days. All the relevant agencies must then identify steps to implement it.