IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme

IEAGHG funds research into carbon capture and storage (CCS), also known as CO2 capture and storage, or carbon sequestration.

Our work focuses on technologies that can reduce our carbon emissions, and mitigate climate change and global warming. We are a not for profit organisation, and all of our work is subject to peer review ensuring that it remains impartial and unbiased.

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19/12/2014 A tale about bubbles
I came across an article in their science section entitled “shrink ship bubbles for climate fix”

15/12/2014 Brief Report on COP-20 Lima
The COP ended in the early hours on Sunday morning after much contention....

12/12/2014 UNFCCC Side event on CCS Projects
Entitled “New Large-scale Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Projects Operating in the Americas”, it was...

10/2/2014 Feeling the heat at COP 20 at Lima

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Issue No.116, December 2014 now available 

GHGT-12 in Austin • GHGT-12 Key messages • Disclosing CCS Barriers: Assessing the Interrelation Among Important Barriers for Deploying CCS • IPCCC 5th Assessment Report: 'Synthesis Report'  •  Julio Friedmann at GHGT-12 • World Energy Outlook • IEA CCC Update + much more


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The GHGT-12 conference saw 1,150 attend and enjoy 341 oral presentations, 6 discussion panels, 540 posters, 3 keynotes, 6 technical plenaries, an interactive final panel session and of course, the Salt Lick BBQ dinner


IEAGHG Meetings

Meetings for 2014

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Meetings for 2015

PCCC3 8th-11th September, Canada

For information on the latest network meetings and conferences 

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The 2013 Annual Review is available to download now. This year, the annual review highlights the IEAGHG conferences and network meetings and focuses on the work undertaken by the IEAGHG team throughout the year.

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International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control

The International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control is a peer reviewed journal focusing on scientific and engineering developments in greenhouse gas control through capture and storage at large stationary...

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Editor-in-Chief: John Gale

IEAGHG staff members make regular presentations at external meetings, for a full list and the pdf's 

Latest presentation: 

New Large-scale Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Projects Operating in the Americas - Introduction and Context - Tim Dixon

CCS as a Critical Part of the Carbon Budget - Tim Dixon



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IEAGHG latest reports

CO2 Storage Efficiency in Deep Saline Formations: A Comparison of Volumetric and Resource Estimation Methods

Techno Economic Evaluation of Different Post Combsution CO2 Capture Process Flow Sheet Modifications

IEAGHG/IETS iron and Steel Industry CCUS and Process Integration Workshop