Cutting greenhouse gases is becoming increasingly urgent, as it becomes ever clearer how dramatic the consequences will be if we don't. CCS alone will not remove all emissions but it can take a large share. And in combination with renewable energy, energy conservation and other climate change mitigation solutions, it can make a very big difference.

The technology for CCS is mature, has been used for decades and will, in the long term, be cheaper and less energy intensive. The barriers and challenges are, in most cases, funding, juridical issues or a lack of political will, or a mix of these factors. That’s why ZERO highlights the need for an effective, permanent and sufficient framework for CCS on all levels; nationally, within EU and globally.

The longer it takes for the first large-scale facilities to be realised, the longer it will take for the next hundred to be built. To be able to reduce emissions fast enough, it is imperative to have the first ten full-scale CCS plants operating now.


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UK Government outlines the next steps for CCS

The UK Government has reaffirmed its commitment to develop a CCS industry by publishing a scoping document, which summarises the policies and actions the Government has taken. Aug 12, 2014


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"Putting it back" - a series on storage of CO2 (part 2)

Myths and facts about CO2 storage

There are a series of myths surrounding storage of CO2, and it is time to do some myth-busting and debunk some of the most long-lived myths surrounding this. One of the biggest fears concerning storage of CO2 is that this is a new technology and that there are no data gathered from long-term storage. Jul 30, 2013


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CCS – Laying the foundation for a full-scale plant in Norway within 2020 starts now

Let us think ahead regarding CCS. This is how ZERO’s Gøril Andreassen opened the ZERO Breakfast on May 27: What now, CCS? How can Norway front the development of CCS. May 27, 2014


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IEA urges Norway to develop more CCS

IEA executive director Maria van der Hoeven praised Norway for taking a lead on CCS at ONS 2014, but also expressed concern about the cancellation of the full-scale CCS project at Mongstad. Sep 03, 2014


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Gorgon CO2 Injection Project

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Teesside Industrial CCS Network

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