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Here’s ‘something for the weekend’: www.coalfinger.com

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Einladung CCS & Klimawandel: Workshop zur Entwicklung von Abscheidung und Speicherung von Kohlendioxid (Carbon Capture & Storage, CCS) im Rahmen des EU-Klima- und Energiepakets Montag, den 22. September 2008, 15.00-16.00 Uhr Raum ASP 5G315, Europäisches Parlament, Brüssel Unter der Leitung von MdEP Norbert Glante   Redner: Dr. Helmar Rendez, Senior Vice President, Vattenfall Europe Dr.… » read more

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UPDATED with links to slide presentations. Chris Davies MEP held a seminar on CCS on Wed 2 July, the invite to which read: “The International Energy Agency last month reported that the implementation of carbon capture and storage technology was urgent and essential if the world is to keep the lights on while reducing the… » read more

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In Strasbourg next week (Wed 18 June), the European Parliament will vote on a legislative amendment to EU electricity law requiring all new power plants not to emit more that 350g CO2 per kwh of output (i.e. both power and heat). A limit value of 350g effectively bans the construction of new conventional coal plants… » read more

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(Updated with DOYLE report.) The Draft Reports by Avril Doyle MEP and Satu Hassi MEP, which both impact on the development of CCS, will next be discussed in the Environment Committee on 25 June. The reports, in all languages versions, are being published here. The DOYLE Draft Report is available here too.

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While ENVI is the committee leading EP work on the CCS proposal, the ITRE committee is also involved. MEP Françoise Grossetête is ITRE draftswoman. Her Draft Opinion can be found here at point 8. The amendments deadline is 13 June at noon.

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Just released is this revised draft of Articles 1-13 of the legislative proposal. Note that this document is about a month old, and that Counciil deliberations are on-going. /MJ

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AOMORI, Japan (AFP) — The Group of Eight industrial powers said Sunday they hoped to launch 20 large projects to bury greenhouse gas by 2010 and aimed to broadly deploy the technology a decade later. Full story.

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The European Parliament will next discuss the CCS legislative proposal, including Chris Davies’ Draft Report, on Monday 23 June from 3pm onwards, according to the provisional draft Environment Committee agenda. (This doc is not yet available of the EP website.)

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“Cutting carbon dioxide emissions is a fine idea, and a lot of companies would be proud to do it. But they would prefer to be second, if not third or fourth. This is not a good way to get started in fighting global warming.” – New York Times weekend feature.

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