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IEAGHG Report - International Standards and Testing for Novel Carbonaceous Building Materials (2023-06)

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With over 4 Gt of cement and 46 Gt of aggregate produced each year, equating to ~8% of global anthropogenic CO2 emissions, the construction industry is likely to grow with the expansion of the built environment at a time when emissions need to be reduced. Over the past two decades, an increasing number of companies have emerged with a focus on deve...

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IFC Nigeria Dissemination Workshop on Industrial CCUS and a new Centre of Excellence!

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The Government of Nigeria has identified that CCUS could play an important role in their energy transition and climate targets to achieve net zero by 2060, and also with its diverse applications would stimulate economic and sustainable development. The World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) and CCS Trust Fund consequently have funded ...

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First national workshop on CCUS for Colombia: Opportunities and Challenges

TD-presenting Tim Dixon presents at the first national CCUS workshop in Colombia

It is a great pleasure to witness first-hand a country starting on its path to using CCS. We were pleased to assist Ecopetrol in organising international inputs to their first national workshop on CCUS. This workshop concept came as a result of the discussion panel on CCS for developing countries at GHGT-16 in Lyon, where we suggested a national wo...

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2023 FECM / NETL Carbon Management Research Project Review Meeting

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This year's Carbon Management Research Project Review Meeting was held from 28th August – 1st September 2023 in Pittsburgh, USA, and showcased knowledge and insights gained by more than 150 Department of Energy-sponsored research and development (R&D) projects from the following Office of Fossil Energy & Carbon Management (FECM) R&D pro...

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CCUS at CEM14, MI-8 and G20 Energy meetings in Goa

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This year the Clean Energy Ministerial's Ministerial meeting was hosted by India in Goa from 19-22nd July. This was held in conjunction with Mission Innovation's MI-8 meeting and adjacent to the G20 Energy Ministers meeting. The CEM/MI part consisted of a large number of side events and a plenary with Ministers, a large "clean energy festival" to q...

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A Brief Bibliometric Analysis of GHGT Abstract Submissions

This technical review provides an insight into how the focus of research in the field of Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) has evolved across a decade, from 2012–2022. It is designed to help understand where the most research has been conducted, and to see where CCUS research is going. This document achieves this through analysis of ab...

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The First Danish CCUS Summit

Tim Dixon at INNO-CCUS Tim Dixon at the INNO-CCUS Conference. Image courtesy of INNO-CCUS

Denmark is a very interesting country regarding CCUS. It has gone from no significant policy on CCS to full steam ahead in just two years. I asked how this came about, and the answer was because of the new government Climate Law in 2019, leading to a Green Research Strategy in 2020, leading to Mission Roadmaps in 2021, one of the four roadmaps bein...

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​CCUS featured in the first Global Dialogue under the Paris Agreement's Mitigation Work Programme.

In COP26 in Glasgow Parties established a work programme to urgently scale up mitigation ambition and implementation in this critical decade, in a manner that complements the global stocktake. For this purpose, in COP27 in Egypt, Parties agreed to a Mitigation work programme to hold at least two "global dialogues" each year. The full title of the f...

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