Will Underground CCS Work?

Longannet Power Station For many years the idea of carbon capture and storage has been floating around as a solution to global warming. But is it viable? With the government’s publication of a roadmap for carbon capture and storage (CCS) earlier this month, and the inclusion of CCS in the Committee on Climate Change’s recent […]

Want carbon capture on the cheap? Use a MOP

Capturing carbon dioxide at coal power stations is a great way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but energy companies are put off by the high cost of technology.  Could a new type of carbon-filtering membrane be the economical answer? According to recent estimates, it costs $150 to remove one tonne of CO2 from power station outflow. […]