CCS and CCUS

The four-horse race to decarbonise steel

The steel industry accounts for roughly 8% of global CO2 emissions. The sector is considered critical to the world’s net-zero…

Opinion: Europe can lead the world on CCS

The European Commission will lay out a strategic vision for carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) in Europe in 2023,…

Can BECCS be saved from the net-zero scrapheap?

Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, or BECCS, sounds like the perfect net-zero solution: grow some form of plant material,…

Global CCS capacity grows 44% in a year

The world’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) capacity grew by 44% over the past year, according to new figures released…

Weekly data: Hydrogen demand back to above pre-pandemic levels in 2021

Global hydrogen demand grew by 5% in 2021, recovering to above pre-pandemic 2019 levels, according to the International Energy Agency…

Puro.earth launches ‘Pre-CORCs’ to validate future CO2 removals

Puro.earth, the Finnish carbon removals marketplace, standard-setter and registry, recently unveiled ‘Pre-CORC’ certificates that let companies prepay for projected CO2…

Dutch students develop car that actually captures CO2

A team of students at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands has developed a sustainable electric passenger car…

Carbon capture rate overstated – IEEFA

The efficacy of industrial carbon capture technology is being overstated, according to new research from US think tank the Institute…

North-west Europe primed for CCUS, but where’s the investment?

The Port of Antwerp in Belgium, Europe’s second-busiest container port, has long been identified as a site with great potential…

Opinion: Record profits give oil majors an opportunity to invest in the energy transition. They’re blowing it.

Like a lot of people, I was horrified when Shell’s second-quarter results hit my inbox last week – $11.5bn in…