SCCS Newsletter - December 2016

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

Best wishes for the festive season

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​​​Galileo thermometerA year of partnership and steady progress

As we reach the end of 2016 – a year that has witnessed a global commitment to climate action – the widescale delivery of carbon capture and storage becomes ever more pressing. At SCCS, as we get ready for 2017, we can look back on a year of research milestones, international partnerships, events and publications. Chart this progress on our news feed and revisit our events here. Thank you for your continued interest in our work. We wish you all the best for the festive season and look forward to working with you again in the New Year.

 

Scotland's Energy Strategy

Glasgow cityscape

‘Twin-track’ approach will deliver energy ambitions

Early next year, the Scottish Government is expected to issue its draft Energy Strategy for public consultation. In anticipation of this, we have sent the government a briefing document, which calls for a clear ambition for a “net zero carbon” economy before 2050 with a twin-track approach to delivering CCS. Read more and download briefing

 

Events in 2017

SCCS conf 2014
The new year will bring another busy calendar of events. Keep an eye on our events feed for more information. In the meantime, you may be interested in a call for presentations for a geological CO2 storage session at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna in April 2017. More details here
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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 info@sccs.org.uk, or call us on 0131 650 0270.

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Sunken Galileo thermometer:  Adobe Stock/PRILL Mediendesign
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SCCS conference workshop: Will Robb Photography

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