Three Japanese firms join Woodside’s carbon capture and storage study

Woodside Energy and three Japanese companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to assess the potential for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) value chain connecting Japan and Australia. Together with the global energy firm, Sumitomo Corporation, Toho Gas, and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha will investigate how they can capture, store, and transport the carbon dioxide […]

EU nations urged to address planning gap for climate targets

European countries are being called to bridge the vast planning gap between their climate targets and plans, according to a report from Clean Air Task Force (CATF). The environmental non-profit organisation analysed that the national energy and climate plans (NECPs) made in 2019 by EU member states are out of date, lack crucial details, and […]

Amazon invests in DAC tech to reach net zero emissions

Amazon is purchasing carbon removal credits from 1PointFive and investing in CarbonCapture Inc. to help accelerate the development of direct air capture (DAC) solutions. This DAC investment is part of Amazon’s Climate Pledge commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.  Amazon is supporting the world’s largest deployment of DAC technology by committing to purchase […]