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Edie: Report calls for UK Government to devolve carbon budgets to regional levels

The UK Government has been urged to devolve national carbon budgets down to regional levels in order to create socioeconomic benefits that can be captured by promoting low-carbon job growth across specific areas of the UK, a new report has suggested… In the North, the reports calls for the creation of a Hydrogen Catapult , funding for the Teesside Collective’s proposed …

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Teesside Carbon Capture And Storage (CCS) Transport Infrastructure Backed By European Commission

Tees Valley’s proposal to build a cross-border transportation and storage (T&S) network in order to store CO2 from across Europe is approved as a European Project of Common Interest (PCI). PCI status is recognition of the strategic importance of the project to not just the UK, but to the whole of Europe. Project includes construction of an onshore piping network …

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Natural Gas World: UK CCS SHOULD NOT DEPEND ON HIGH CARBON PRICE

Carbon capture and storage is critical as the lowest cost route of meeting the UK climate change targets, CCSA chief Luke Warren told a briefing hosted by Oil & Gas UK in London. Read the full article here (paywall): https://www.naturalgasworld.com/uk-ccs-should-not-depend-on-high-carbon-price-ccsa-56841

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Business Green: CCS and the Clean Growth Plan

“As the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), I am particularly interested in the government’s new approach to CCS, which was contained in the Clean Growth Strategy….” Read the full article here: https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/opinion/3019342/ccs-and-the-clean-growth-plan

The Telegraph: Green power to energise British industrial growth

The Telegraph reports that BEIS Minister Claire Perry has hinted at a potential return for carbon capture and storage (CCS) Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/10/07/green-power-energise-british-industrial-growth/  

The Telegraph: Carbon capture plans relit as Government warms to CCS

The Government is preparing to reignite Britain’s plans to develop a technology that can strip harmful carbon dioxide out of industrial emissions. Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/10/02/carbon-capture-plans-relit-government-warms-ccs/ 

Yorkshire Post: George Osborne – “Playing to our strengths makes North unbeatable”

Former Chancellor George Osborne highlights the benefits of a carbon capture and storage (CCS) scheme in the North East: “All we have to do in the North is two simple things that any football manager would recognise: play to our strengths and play as a team…” Read the full article here: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/george-osborne-playing-to-our-strengths-makes-north-unbeatable-1-8779735

The Telegraph: Norway embarks on mission improbable

The stench of tons of compressed waste is something you get used to. High above the warehouse floor, tightly packed bales of British rubbish are stacked and waiting to be burned, across the North Sea from the homes in Bristol and Birmingham that produced them… Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/08/19/norway-embarks-mission-improbable/

The Telegraph: British inventor close to ‘Holy Grail’ of carbon capture at zero cost

Published in The Telegraph on 2nd August 2017, written by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard and referencing Teesside Collective  Rodney Allam is a soft-spoken Englishman of the old school. He does his maths with pen and paper. He uses a slide-rule. Yet if anybody can mitigate the ‘fat-tail’ risk of irreversible climate damage over the next twenty years it is this septuagenarian inventor …