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Earlier this year, one of Europe’s largest independent research organisations SINTEF released a report on the industrial opportunities and employment prospects offered by the development of a CO2 management and CCS industry in Norway.

The Norwegian government received an application from partners involved in the Northern Lights project for a first exploitation permit for injection and storage of CO2 on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.  Equinor and partners Shell and Total were the only applicants in this licensing round.

 

The Institute was present at the additional Inter-Sessional meeting of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Bodies in Bangkok. Its purpose was to continue work on the Paris Agreement Work Programme which has to be agreed in Katowice (COP24). 

 

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The new report on greenhouse gas removal was recently published by The Royal Society and The Royal Academy of Engineering.

 

Growth-friendly climate action, carbon markets emerge as preferred solutions, sub-national actors driving climate ambition.

 

Institute’s Japan Members’ Meeting was held in Tokyo on 13 September, and it was a great opportunity to have a fruitful discussion on Institute’s business strategy our Japan Members during the meeting.  At the event, Brad Page, Institute’s CEO, presented the “Institute Priorities 2018-19”, while

This week, the Institute attended Arendalsuka. Launched in 2012, this is Norway’s largest annual political gathering in Arendal, in the south of Norway.  This politically independent event aims to promote open dialogue, civic engagement and political participation.

Norway has been leading the way for CCS for more than twenty years and after initiating a full-scale demonstration project in 2015, the world has been looking to Norway to lead the way into the future of full-scale deployment of this groundbreaking technology.

The Government of Canada has announced $375,000 for a unique carbon capture technology from CO2 Solut