Carbon capture and storage

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UK Government urged to fund carbon capture

15/05/2019

Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has urged the UK Government to fund carbon capture and storage facilities as she called for a “shared national endeavour” to tackle climate change.

Opinion

Opinion: How to burn more oil and gas but slash emissions? Offshore power stations

17/01/2017

While the energy in fossil fuels is valuable for society, burning them has well documented environmental consequences – global warming, smog and the effects of nitrous and sulphur oxides. Many think the time has come to stop burning them almost entirely. This led to the Guardian launching a campaign a couple of years ago to “keep it in the ground”, which attracted much support.

Oil & Gas

Scottish carbon capture research body wins £2.8m worth of funding

06/04/2016

A Scottish research partnership said yesterday it had taken the biggest cut of a £4million fund created to help lower emissions in the UK. Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS) won a £2.8million share of the money on offer from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). SCCS, a tie-up between Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt and Strathclyde universities and the British Geological Survey, will put the money towards three projects aimed at developing cost-effective carbon capture technologies.

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