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Tag: "CCS"

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How much has Australia spent on CCS, and what has been achieved?

How much has Australia spent on CCS, and what has been achieved?

Australia continues to put lipstick on the pig of CCS, a tiny pittance of research dollars intended to provide air cover for the emissions of the coal industry.

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Why the IEA still gets it wrong on fossil fuels

Why the IEA still gets it wrong on fossil fuels

The IEA is using unrealistic assumptions about emissions and CCS to keep coal and oil in the picture.

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Why Coalition's "clean" coal plans are just a smoke dream

Why Coalition’s “clean” coal plans are just a smoke dream

Coalition’s “clean coal” plant would be costlier and dirtier than alternatives, and on top of that would require billions of dollars of government indemnities and guarantees.

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Soil carbon capture: Great loamy hope or bandaid?

Soil carbon capture: Great loamy hope or bandaid?

What exactly is biological carbon capture and sequestration, and is it any sort of a viable climate fix? Reasonable questions, so here are some answers…

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Australia should close one Hazelwood-sized coal plant a year, says Infigen

Australia should close one Hazelwood-sized coal plant a year, says Infigen

Infigen Energy CEO says closure of 1500MW a year of coal plants, starting this year, best way to meet Australia’s climate commitments.

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Citi: Don’t expect clean coal to save the planet

Citi: Don’t expect clean coal to save the planet

Citi report has bad news for coal companies depending on ‘clean coal’ to save the industry – and delivers it with a velvet sledgehammer.

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The World Coal Association’s mission impossible at the Paris climate talks

The World Coal Association’s mission impossible at the Paris climate talks

WCA face an impossible challenge of persuading governments they have a coherent strategy for addressing global warming.

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Fossil fuel companies risk wasting up to $2.2 trillion in the next decade

Fossil fuel companies risk wasting up to $2.2 trillion in the next decade

According to CTI, over $2 trillion of new and existing investment is in danger of being wasted over the coming decade if governments and companies don’t take action to divert investments away from fossil fuels.

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The fallout from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam CCS debacle

The fallout from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam CCS debacle

The crisis engulfing SaskPower’s CCS plant has implications that will reach all the way from the Canadian province of Saskatchewan to the Paris climate conference.

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BHP Billiton’s Boundary Dam carbon fudge

BHP Billiton’s Boundary Dam carbon fudge

BHP Billiton plans to spruik its Boundary Dam CCS project in Canada as a ‘solution’ to climate change. But do these claims have any basis in reality?

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Mining industry launches "ludicrous" coal ad as Alan Jones takes aim

Mining industry launches “ludicrous” coal ad as Alan Jones takes aim

Ad wars: Mining lobby talks up “endless possibilities” of coal, including ability to “slash” emissions, while Alan Jones launches keep out campaign of his own.