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Archive: March 21, 2010 - March 27, 2010

CCS: More trouble than it's worth

With global warming looking more and more like an over-hyped threat, we need to be extra careful about solutions to it that are more trouble than they are worth. So it is with carbon capture and sequestration (CCS).

By Ben Lieberman | March 26, 2010; 5:28 PM ET | Comments (8)

A potential gap closer

The capture of carbon from CO2 emission streams and its permanent sequestration within geological formations has the potential to be an important gap closer in achieving the steep reductions in atmospheric emissions needed by the middle of this century in order to avoid dangerous climate change.

By Donald F. Boesch | March 26, 2010; 12:49 PM ET | Comments (5)

Cost is a challenge to CCS

Carbon capture and sequestration is neither a magic bullet nor hype. It is an option, but only one, in the portfolio of potential actions for reducing emissions

By William O'Keefe | March 25, 2010; 3:57 PM ET | Comments (3)

CCS: Neither bullet nor hype

The starting point in the discussion on carbon capture and storage (CCS) has to be that much used phrase, "There are no silver bullets". It is true of CCS as well.

By David Hone | March 24, 2010; 12:57 PM ET | Comments (1)

We need to talk sensibly about CCS and climate change

My company, Vattenfall, has invested around 300 million dollars in the development of carbon capture and storage. We are arguably the world leader in the development of the technology as it will be used in the power industry.

By Lars G. Josefsson | March 24, 2010; 10:42 AM ET | Comments (6)

The importance of offsets

There is no doubt that demand for offsets is slipping as room within the EU Trading System for them is limited and uncertainly prevails over the future of cap-and-trade systems outside the EU. Falling prices means less project activity, bringing...

By David Hone | March 23, 2010; 8:19 AM ET | Comments (1)

 
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