- 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:
- Negative emissions in the lime industry: It is great to see long-term industry strategy analyses talk about negative emissions:
- The US DOE’s latest 100+ page Bioenergy Technologies Office Multi Year Program Plan doesn’t make a single mention of CCUS and/or negative emissions…