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Is carbon-capture ready for primetime?

Ben Whitford

11th October 2013

Ben Whitford asks whether concerns over potential earth tremors, escaping gas and logistical nightmares will be enough to halt industry enthusiasm for carbon-capture and storage technology....... more...
Chelsea Flower Show

Greener gardening at Chelsea 2012

Rebecca Campbell

From boosting biodiversity to gardens that are helping to tackle climate change, Chelsea Flower Show 2012 will be green in more ways than one. Rebecca Campbell went behind the scenes more...
Carbon

Carbon: from pollutant to potential resource

Tom Levitt

17th December, 2009

Instead of dumping carbon deep underground we could be exploring ways to use it and reduce our overall emissions at the same time more...
Industrial pipework

Will carbon capture and storage work?

Mark Jansen

15th December, 2009

Carbon capture sounds like a fantastical idea: dig up fossil fuels, burn them, then return the captured CO2 underground. But the hurdles that stand in its way are formidable more...

Forests and oceans more effective than carbon capture technology

Ecologist

14th October, 2009

Two new reports say existing forest and ocean systems offer the most cost effective way to capture and store carbon - far cheaper than industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology more...
A businessman celebrates a win

Vattenfall & Shell win Climate Greenwash '09

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall won a gold medal at this year's celebration of climate spin and misinformation, with a special award going to the government of Denmark for services to the world's most polluting industries more...
In the News

Zurich unveils carbon capture and storage insurance

Ecologist

1st March, 2009

While some insurance firms have been forced to go cap-in-hand to the taxpayer, others are busy launching new, even risky products. more...
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Clean coal myth at E-On's Kingsnorth

News

1st July, 2008

Don't believe the carbon capture hype, say MPs and NGOs more...

Power On - Clean Coal

Jon Hughes and Mark Anslow

1st November, 2007

Clean Coal Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is the technology of stripping carbon dioxide from the exhaust gases of fossil fuels and then burying it as a liquid underground.
more...
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BP's carbon capture plans buried

News

24th May, 2007

Energy giant BP has scrapped plans to build a 'carbon capture' power plant in Scotland, which would have been able to bury its CO2 emissions underground, because of government delays. more...
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Branson offers $25 million to suck up CO2

News

9th February, 2007

Sir Richard Branson is offering a $25 million prize to the first scientist who can demonstrate a way to remove carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere. more...

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