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IEEFA: ‘Carbon capture’ model at Exxon’s Shute Creek CCUS reveals questionable technology and uncertain economic viability

Delving into the world’s largest carbon capture project, ExxonMobil’s Shute Creek CCUS facility, reveals a highly questionable technology. — Read on ieefa.org/ieefa-the-carbon-capture-model-at-exxons-shute-creek-ccus-reveals-a-questionable-technology-and-uncertain-economic-viability/ “CCS projects also face technical difficulties and their economic viability is uncertain, as evidenced by the failed Chevron Gorgon … Continue reading

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Direct air capture machines suck CO2 from atmosphere. Are they part of the solution to climate change?

Climeworks has priced its DAC offsets at about $US775 ($1,094) a tonne and says this will fall as low as $US250 ($353) by the end of the decade. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2022-01-28/direct-air-capture-dac-machines-carbon-dioxide-climate-change/100777966 Before it’s too little too late, again, is Angus buying and … Continue reading

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Shell’s ‘Milestone’ CCS Plant Emits More Carbon Than It Captures

four out of five U.S. CCUS projects have been written off as failures. And 81% of the carbon captured to date through CCUS has been pumped underground to force more oil to the surface — Read on http://www.theenergymix.com/2022/01/24/shells-milestone-ccs-plant-emits-more-carbon-than-it-captures-independent-analysis-finds/ more $Billions … Continue reading

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Chevron concedes CCS failures at Gorgon, seeks deal with WA regulators | RenewEconomy

Chevron seeks deal with WA regulators after conceding its Gorgon carbon capture and storage project is falling well short of targets. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/chevron-concedes-ccs-failures-at-gorgon-seeks-deal-with-wa-regulators/ So how much more taxpayers $ does LNP want to waste on obsession with CCS?

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Europe’s Carbon Capture pipeline: 40+ projects. But where’s the policy support and market creation? – Energy Post

Europe’s Carbon Capture pipeline: 40+ projects. But where’s the policy support and market creation? – Energy Post — Read on energypost.eu/europes-carbon-capture-pipeline-40-projects-but-wheres-the-policy-support-and-market-creation/ if Australia thinks CBA(carbon border adjust) is unfair tariff on our steel imports to other countries, here’s discussion about … Continue reading

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Sand clogs up Australia’s only operating carbon capture project | RenewEconomy

Sand clogs up Australia’s only operating carbon capture project | RenewEconomy — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/reneweconomy.com.au/sand-clogs-up-australias-only-operating-carbon-capture-project/amp/ LNP chaps so proud, claiming this is the biggest CCS project in the world. In other references, Chevron only offered to show off this technology … Continue reading

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NextEra CEO says net-zero targets are ‘disingenuous’

…we’ll get to net-zero as long as the technology works for carbon capture,” Robo said during S&P Global Sustainable 1’s’ Accelerating the Transition to Sustainability virtual conference on May 26. “But the reality is that carbon capture technology doesn’t work … Continue reading

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How does carbon capture and storage work?

In part three of our Future Power series, we unpack carbon capture and storage. What are the hopes for it? And why is it so devilishly hard to pull off? — Read on http://www.smh.com.au/national/what-is-carbon-capture-and-storage-and-does-it-work-20210122-p56w5z.html biggest fairy tale…Some advocates see this … Continue reading

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Carbon’s capture is not of emissions but the political status quo

Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views — Read on http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/energy-lead/local-government-energy-lead/carbons-capture-is-not-of-emissions-but-the-political-status-quo/

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Abandon hype about bio-energy with CCS

…require massive deployment of Biomass Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)…growing biomass which is used to generate power and geologically sequestering the carbon dioxide produced. While the constituent steps of this process have been demonstrated, there are but a few, … Continue reading

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