Carbon capture and storage Current Affairs, GK & News

2022 New Energy Outlook Report

2022 New Energy Outlook Report was released by the global, clean energy research provider BloombergNEF. The report analysed the Net Zero scenarios or pathways that limit global warming to 1.77°C above pre-industrial levels by 2050 with 67 percent assurance. What are the key findings of the report? The greenhouse gas emissions from developing countries, especially ..

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NITI Aayog on Decarbonizing Industrial Emissions

NITI Aayog recently released an assessment report titled “Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage Policy Framework and its Deployment Mechanism in India”. It explores the importance of Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) in promoting the sustainable development of India. It outlines the broad-level policy interventions required by various sectors for the practical application of CCUS. ..

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World’s first negative emissions plant that turns CO2 into stone opened in Iceland

The world’s first negative emissions plant that turns carbon dioxide (CO2) into stone has begun operations in Hellisheidi, Iceland. In it, the CO2 is captured from ambient air, bound to water, and sent to more than 700 meters underground. There, the CO2 reacts with the basaltic bedrock and forms solid minerals, creating a permanent storage ..

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