January 12-15, 2010
Many of the Benson Lab members attended the workshop on Caprocks and Seals for Geologic Carbon Sequestration that was organized by the Global Climate and Energy Project and the U.S. Geological Survey. See photos.
Shell and Imperial College London have with joint efforts produced a film that explains why Carbon Capture and Storage can be a bridge to a low-carbon future. The goal is to raise public awareness on CCS.
Given the abundant supply of coal in the U.S. and the challenges of substantially scaling up renewable power, fossil fuels are likely to remain a significant source of electricity in this country for decades to come. To limit CO2 emissions from large point sources such as power plants, one...