Tag Archives: carbon capture and storage

How does artificial carbon sequestration work?

artificial carbon sequestration

Artificial is a term that we typically take to mean fake. So why is it being used to prefix a vital process? And how does artificial carbon sequestration work? Indeed, artificial carbon sequestration is cropping up all the more frequently these days. It is a favourite amongst the fossil fuel industry, who are quick to […]

What are the best and worst CO2 removal technologies

co2 removal technologies

What are CO2 removal technologies? CO2 removal technologies aim to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.1. They can also be referred to as NETs (negative emissions technologies)2. The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) identified NETs as requisite for limiting global temperature rise to 1.5C without overshooting targets3. The European Academies’ Science Advisory Council have […]

How Many CCS Plants Are There in the World?

ccs plants

Supporters of CCS plants see carbon capture storage as a way for us to use fossil fuels in the short term but still cut our emissions. 1 As a result, world governments are funding a number of carbon capture and sequestration projects,2 but are CCS project funds really the answer to our climate change fight? […]