Carbon capture and storage (CCS)

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Greenpeace accuses Treasury of distorting its stance on biomass burning
Briefing notes obtained by FoI reveal minister meeting with Drax CEO was told Greenpeace supported practice

Fiona Harvey and Phoebe Cooke

24, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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Greenwashing or a net zero necessity? Climate scientists on carbon offsetting
Carbon offsets can help achieve emissions goals, some experts argue, while others say they are actively dangerous

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

18, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Fossil fuel producers must be forced to ‘take back’ carbon, say scientists
Group says forcing polluters to store carbon dioxide underground is needed to help world reach net zero

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

12, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘It all hinges on the herders’: world’s largest soil carbon removal project enlists Kenyan pastoralists
A scheme that sets down strict grazing plans to benefit the environment and generate revenue for local people was highlighted at Cop27 as a future model

Peter Muiruri in Isiolo

22, Nov, 2022 @6:30 AM

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‘False solutions’: scepticism over Saudi carbon capture plan
Kingdom’s Cop27 announcement of new storage hub part of pattern of delaying fossil fuel transition, experts say

Ruth Michaelson and Patrick Greenfield

19, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Labor overhauls Australia’s climate spending in budget and sounds warning on future costs
Climate and environment programs in 2022-23 partly funded by redirecting $746.9m from those promised by Coalition

Adam Morton and Anne Davies

25, Oct, 2022 @8:55 AM

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North Yorkshire puts seaweed at the heart of its carbon-negative ambitions
Seagrown, the UK’s largest seaweed farm, is one of the projects driving the region’s plan to tackle the climate crisis

Helen Pidd North of England editor

27, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Carbon capture is not a solution to net zero emissions plans, report says
The technology, put forward as part of the UK’s net zero strategy, could extend the life of fossil fuel infrastructure

Damien Gayle

01, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Dip in UK woodland’s ability to capture CO2 as felled trees not replaced
While planting rates have risen in Scotland, carbon capture figures overall have fallen every year since 2009, official data shows

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

23, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Next PM must get a grip on net zero plans or deter investment, warn Lords
Influential committee says UK must join dots between policies to plug gap between ambition and delivery

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

21, Jul, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Gas giant Chevron falls further behind on carbon capture targets for Gorgon gasfield
While company refuses to say how much the shortfall is, conservationists say admission is proof the project isn’t working

Graham Readfearn

15, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Australia’s farcical climate policy: market forces to cut emissions and subsidies to destroy carbon sinks | Richard Denniss
Our federal government pays some people to protect native forests, while state governments pay others to cut them down

Richard Denniss

12, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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