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Startups: Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Startups: Carbon Capture and Sequestration

2020 set a new record for venture capital investment in the carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) sector. In that year, €213 million went to hundreds of startups worldwide with the aim to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. This represents a huge increase since 2018. That year, just €550,000 was invested […]

CCS Technology and Oil Companies (Video)

CCS Technology and Oil Companies

This video explains some of the reasons why CCS technology attracts oil companies   The biggest oil company in the world is ExxonMobil. They believe the carbon capture and storage (CCS) market will be worth USD $2 trillion by 2040. Therefore, they plan to invest USD $3 billion in lower-emission energy solutions through to 2025, […]

How Direct Air Capture Affects Our Atmosphere

How Direct Air Capture Affects Our Atmosphere

This video will help you to understand what direct air capture is and how it affects our atmosphere Last month, Shopify – Canada’s most valuable company – signed a deal to pull 11,023 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. It is the largest publicly announced corporate purchase of direct air capture (DAC) ever. […]

Climeworks: Everything You Need to Know

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There is just eight per cent of the world’s carbon budget remaining, according to the Global Carbon Budget report 2020. Yet, we continue to increase our global emissions each year. If humans continue to increase the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere above this, average global temperatures will exceed 1.5°C with catastrophic changes. […]

What is CCUS?

What is CCUS?

This video explains everything you need to know about carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) What is CCUS? There are several different answers to the question, what is CCUS?  CCUS stands for carbon capture, utilisation and storage. CCUS is an umbrella term for several different technologies. Generally speaking, CCUS refers to capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) […]

CCUS in 2021: The Latest on Carbon Capture & Storage

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Carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technology is not yet widely adopted around the world. But, a growing number of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs say that in 2021, carbon capture technologies will “explode” in popularity and adoption. Support for CCUS technology in 2021 The world pumps over 36 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the […]

Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage: Effects on Climate Change

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As the Earth gets hotter each year, the issue of climate change rises up the political agenda. Questions around capturing carbon dioxide have also started to come up in public debates. What if we captured CO2 at the source before it is released into the atmosphere? Could we stop catastrophic climate change that way? Could […]