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Press coverage by BBC and ITN. Plus: a new WWF-UK briefing paper that argues for demonstrating post-combustion capture on an existing installation rather than a new one.

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UK MPs Elliot Morley and Charles Kennedy together with Christain Aid and WWF will hold a panel debate in Parliament in London on 16 June. Invitation.

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A new web-site was launch today contain the results of more than 6000 plenary roll-call votes by the European Parliament over the last five years. Votewatch.eu is based publicly-available but previously difficult-to-access data. This page, for example, shows the results of the final legislative resolution on the proposed C02 Geological Storage directive last December.

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Parliament has changed its internal rules to give itself greater procedural flexibility when introducing legislative amendments to certain “re-cast” proposals that do not already have Commission support. In a change to Rule 80a via the Corbett Report this week (Wed 6 May), which helps to apply the so-called re-cast technique to new or amended legislation,… » read more

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While I post the link to this conference site ‘for the record’, I do not see what the point of yet another blah-blah-blah CCS conference is. Perhaps some reader might explain – using the comment section below – what is unique about this event that would justify the CO2 hit of upto “200 people” flying… » read more

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The Canadian federal government is also reviewing its coal and power policies, according to this Globe and Mail report.

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Some of you reading here may not yet know about the excellent on-line resources developed in the Centre for Law and the Environment at University College London (UCL). Recently the site has added a searchable database making it even easier to find key texts that relate to the legal frameworks in which CCS is operating,… » read more

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[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/4ql38W-vduM” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] PS – Not all oil companies act like ExxonMobil.

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