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  • Carbon Capture California advances critical bill to accelerate carbon capture

    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2021 – On Monday, the California Senate Environmental Quality Committee voted to advance AB 1395, The California Climate Crisis Act, “a positive step toward net-zero emissions that takes into account the critical role carbon capture and sequestration has to play,” according to Lee Beck International Director, Carbon Capture at Clean Air Task Force.   The bill declares the state’s policy to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible, and no later than 2045.

    July 16, 2021
  • Carbon Capture Profile: Why BASF cares about the EU’s TEN-E Regulation

    To enable industrial decarbonization across EU Member States, full value-chain recognition for carbon capture, transport, and storage is needed in TEN-E Regulation revision What is needed to enable carbon capture, transport, and storage to play its intended role in industrial decarbonization? For the last #TenETuesday before the summer break, Frederik Pieters from BASF Antwerpen NV […]

    July 13, 2021
  • Carbon Capture White House Report Reaffirms Commitment to Advancing Critical Carbon Capture Technologies 

    Washington, DC, June 30, 2021 – Today, the White House Council on Environmental Quality presented “a landmark report reaffirming the Administration’s commitment to advancing carbon capture, removal, and storage technologies, which are critical to tackling climate change,” said Lee Beck, International Director, Carbon Capture, at Clean Air Task Force.  The Council on Environmental Quality Report to Congress, mandated by the Utilizing Significant […]

    June 30, 2021
  • Carbon Capture U.S. Senators introduce critical improvement to 45Q tax credit, completing proposed carbon capture legislative package

    WASHINGTON, June 24, 2021 – U.S. Senators introduced the CATCH (Coordinated Action To Capture Harmful Emissions) Act today, which raises the value of the 45Q tax credit, a crucial incentive for accelerating carbon capture and storage projects. “Carbon capture is critical to decarbonizing our global energy system, and its momentum in the U.S. is at an all-time high. We are thrilled to see the CATCH […]

    June 24, 2021
  • Carbon Capture Europe’s carbon capture activity must prompt policymakers to take action: More than 40 projects announced

    Clean Air Task Force’s (CATF) Europe Carbon Capture Project and Activity Map shows more than 40 carbon capture projects have been announced across 13 different European countries. These announcements signal unprecedented industry interest in developing and deploying carbon capture and storage facilities for a climate-neutral Europe. This should be a wake-up call for policymakers as […]

    June 14, 2021
  • Carbon Capture Legislators Introduce Coordinated Action To Capture Harmful (CATCH) Emissions Act to Enhance 45Q Tax Credit for Industrial, Power Sector Decarbonization

    WASHINGTON, May 25, 2021 – U.S. lawmakers have introduced the CATCH (Coordinated Action To Capture Harmful Emissions) Act to raise the value of the 45Q tax credit that incentivizes the deployment of carbon capture technologies, rounding out a legislative policy package that could help grow US carbon management capacity 13-fold by the mid-2030s.   “Carbon capture is critical to decarbonizing our global system, and we are witnessing unprecedented momentum. The bipartisan CATCH Act is an important piece in the puzzle to improve […]

    May 25, 2021
  • Carbon Capture Scaling Up Climate Ambition: Carbon Capture, Removal, and Storage Priorities in the 117th Congress

    Carbon capture, removal, and storage technologies are essential for achieving climate and net-zero emissions goals.

    May 25, 2021 ,
  • Carbon Capture CATF Statement on Port of Rotterdam CO2 Storage Award

    BRUSSELS, 2021/05/10 – The Dutch government yesterday granted €2 billion in subsidies to a consortium planning to deploy a massive new carbon capture and storage project at the Port of Rotterdam. “This is incredibly positive news, coming just a few months after the Norwegian Government invested in the Longship Project. It highlights the strong momentum […]

    May 10, 2021
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