New York power plants to become coal free by 2020

All power generators in the state must adhere to new emissions limits for carbon dioxide, which coal plants can’t meet

Finnish firms launch ‘world’s first’ hub for CO2 removal certificates

Puro aims to test if CO2 removals can be made visible and tradable through an open, online platform

CCUS ‘crucial to driving global decarbonisation agenda’

The head of the Organising Committee of the World Energy Congress believes the utilisation of carbon is an area that needs development

Sweden ‘leading the way towards a low carbon future’

It is the second lowest carbon intensive economy among all member countries that are part of the International Energy Agency

US invests $24m in carbon capture research and development

The project will address scientific challenges and knowledge gaps associated with reducing the cost of the technology

Fixing fashion: MPs call for penny per garment tax to reduce waste

Textile production is said to contribute more to climate change than international aviation and shipping combined

Drax becomes ‘world’s first’ bioenergy plant to capture carbon

The £400k pilot is using C-Capture’s innovative technology to capture a tonne of CO2 a day from the gases produced when power is generated using biomass

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Scientists work out way to get geological CCS rockin’

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh say interrupting the flow of gas into underground rock storage can improve efficiency

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Drax starts pilot of Europe’s first bioenergy CCS project

It will capture a tonne of CO2 a day from the gases produced when power is generated using biomass at Drax Power Station

Drought increases CO2 concentration in the atmosphere, say researchers

They found natural ecosystems removed around 30% less carbon from the atmosphere during the driest years