Assorted Links

  • Soil instead of oil: If Africa focused on building its soils, it could not only develop a sustainable agricultural economy, but could potentially sequester billions of tons of carbon from the atmosphere in the process.
  • Regulations are critical for creating a pathway to a carbon “negative” economy: A new study shows that regulatory updates in California are necessary for the state to develop a carbon capture industry. The study argues for clarification around rules for enhanced oil recovery — it is also important for the state to craft regulations in a way that ensures carbon “negative” CCS can develop in the future.
  • The Carbon Capture Journal’s issue on carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) has a number of interesting articles on how countries and companies across the world are thinking about opportunities for CCUS. The graphic below from the article about China was particularly interesting:

CO2 utilization table

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