G8 nations commit to building a score of CO2 sequestration demonstration projects

Kramer, David
September 2008
Physics Today;Sep2008, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p26
Academic Journal
The article reports on the plan of U.S. government to finance 10 commercial-scale carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) projects at coal-fired power plants. It notes that the heads of the G8 nations have unanimously pledged their commitment to deploy CCS as part of their goal to minimize their nations' carbon emissions in half from current levels by 2050. It mentions the need for new investments in wind, solar, and nuclear energy and other problems encircling the CCS projects.


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