Category Archives: Carbon capture

BECCS?

Bio-Energy Carbon Capture and Storage along with CCS, just the fairy dust to save us from impending climate doom?  Continue reading

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Kemper Ewectwicity by Tweety Bird

A typical coal plant is 1000 MW and used to cost 1 billion to build. This Mississippi disaster is now breaking a record for stupid.

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NRDC Likes the Proposed EPA Power Plant Rules

The NRDC likes the new proposed rules.  Their experts say the rules are popular, workable and will address climate change.  Would the NRDC and their experts like to build a new coal fired plant and show us how doable carbon capture and storage is? Continue reading

Kerry, a Science Illiterate, Pushes Climate Issues

John Kerry, who served in Viet Nam, by the way, is pushing for climate change policy responses and some State generated treaty work.

Maybe they can stop storms and weather events, which now are getting names from the weather channel to make sure people get scared and stuff.

Info forwarded by Fred Singer.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/03/world/asia/kerry-shifts-state-department-focus-to-environment.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20140103&_r=0

Give Me Your Children Says the Statist

Charles Battig, a physician and essayist on environmental and other policy issues, provides an excellent critique of what is going on in our schools that can’t teach kids to read and figure, but they sure can teach them the propaganda of the lefty enviros.

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Driessen Goes Downtown

Paul Driessen writes a regular column for Townhall, and is an ally of those who propose sensible policy on energy and environment issues. He and I agree with few quibbles.

He is a spokesperson and writer for Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT) that pushes back on fanatic enviros with a particular emphasis on the negative impact of environmentalist nonsense on the welfare of 3rd World people.

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EPA’s mandated carbon capture fantasy for future coal plans is failing worldwide

The New York Times reports: Continue reading

Hilarious: Obama think tank touts carbon capture technology as ‘adequately demonstrated’ — Cites MIT report that shows opposite!

The Center for American Progress’ Dan Weiss tweets: Continue reading

Norway buries carbon capture PLANS — not CO2 — amid mounting costs and delays

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NYTimes debunks EPA’s new coal rules — None of expensive mandated technology sequesters carbon

The New York Times reports: Continue reading

EPA ignores the vexing problem of CO2 storage; Once you’ve captured it, where do you put it?

Robert Bryce writes: Continue reading

EPA’s coal plant carbon capture mandate is a ruse no one should fall for

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Carol Browner’s bizarre view on CO2 capture: Once new coal rules in place, ‘people will invest in the technology’

Demand the physically, financially and politically impossible — and they shall build it? Continue reading

Duke Energy ‘clean coal’ plant operates for six days before breaking down

Paul Chesser reports at NLPC.org: Continue reading

Good/bad warmist news: Carbon farming competitive with carbon capture/storage — Latter not possible/affordable

The European Geosciences Union reports: Continue reading

Obama’s $8 billion coal joke: Rolls out loan guarantees for carbon capture projects

The Hill reports:

The Energy Department announced Tuesday it will soon take applications for up to $8 billion in federal loan guarantees for projects and developing technologies that reduce carbon emissions from extracting and burning fossil fuels.

The draft request related Tuesday for fossil fuel technologies and projects that reduce greenhouse emissions is open for comment until September and is slated for finalization this fall.

The move is part of the climate agenda President Obama revealed last week. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has been busy promoting the loan guarantees as a rebuttal to attacks from industry and mostly GOP lawmakers that the president’s agenda amounts to a “war on coal.”

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Carbon capture & storage is physically, financially and politically impossible.

CCS is pointless and inflationary.

NO… massive amounts of CO2 cannot be stored underground

It’s not financially, physically or politically possible. Continue reading

Shell: EU carbon goals can’t be met unless governments pay to bury carbon

Message decoded: EU carbon goals aren’t going to be met. Continue reading

Warmist Myth: ‘We can easily act now to capture and store carbon’

Significant carbon capture and storage (CCS) is physically, financially and politically impossible. Continue reading

Navigating the American Carbon World (with the UN)

There is much activity in the UN climate arena at the moment, as they push for yet another “Global Agreement on Climate Change”

At the moment, UNFCC executive secretary, Christina Figueres is boasting that they have an agreement to come to an agreement by 2015. Whilst it is to be hoped that this agreement to agree goes the way of previous ones, it highlights that they haven’t gone away and are determined to keep pressing on, no matter that the AGW paradigm is collapsing.

She gave a speech this week in San Francisco, entitled Navigating the American Carbon World
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