SCCS Newsletter - November 2016

News, events and jobs from the world of carbon capture and storage. View this email in your browser

Exploring role of CCS in Scotland's ambitions

A competitive low-carbon economy in Scotland will depend on a clear vision and a “whole energy system” approach. These were two of the conclusions from a business breakfast event co-hosted by SCCS and Scotland's 2020 Climate Group. Read more and view photo gallery


Recent News


China placements will offer ideal career progression

A new collaboration between research centres in China and Scotland will provide graduate students with the chance to enhance work prospects in the field of CCS by completing an industry placement. The places will be open to graduates who have completed a CCS-relevant Masters degree at an SCCS partner institute.
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IEA report

New reports: CCS works so let's step up rate of delivery

November brought two key reports, which have underlined the viability of and urgency for deploying CCS at much greater pace worldwide. Download the Global CCS Institute's summary CCS status report, and the International Energy Agency's 20 years of carbon capture and storage - Accelerating future deployment

SCCS Blogs


Our man in Lausanne: reflections on GHGT-13

During the week that saw global climate talks continue in Marrakech, the IEAGHG held its 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies in Switzerland. If you missed all the action, Pete Brownsort (SCCS) looks back at a non-stop week of knowledge exchange and networking.
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SCCS talks and posters


Norway sets the pace at GCCSI annual forum

SCCS Business Development Executive, Davey Fitch, was recently in Oslo for the Global CCS Institute's annual European CCS forum. His blog describes progress being made in Norway on the climate change technology, which underlines the opportunities also open to the UK.
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Read Norway's CCS feasibility study


CCS rocked at the Power of our Planet showcase  

Chocolate rocks, an immersive CCS experience and the science behind storing carbon. Ruta Karolyte, PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, describes the fun and games when we took CCS to the British Geological Survey's geosciences showcase at Our Dynamic Earth in October.

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SCCS statements


Oxburgh report: resetting approach to climate action

SCCS welcomed the launch in September of the much-anticipated report on CCS in the UK by the parliamentary advisory group led by Lord Oxburgh.
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Want to join us?

If you’re a CCS researcher based at another Scottish university, your work could benefit from being part of the SCCS partnership. Find out more by emailing, or call us on 0131 650 0270.

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Top photo: Will Robb Photography
China placements photo: Vanessa Mather
GHGT-13 photo: Gareth Johnson
GCCSI meeting photo courtesy of Sverre Chr. Jarild
Power of our Planet photo: Steph Wright

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