NEWSLETTER | December 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, the Institute wishes you a festive holiday season. This is our last newsletter of the year so we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and for reading us!

INSTITUTE GOES TO COP25

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This month, the Institute participated in the UN climate talks in Madrid where it closely followed the negotiations. Institute's CEO Brad Page met with Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Dr Bertrand Piccard from the Solar Impulse Foundation and other key stakeholders. The Institute also launched its annual Global Status of CCS report at a press conference and organised and participated in a series of side-events at the IETA, UK, China and Japan Pavilions.

     

 GLOBAL STATUS OF CCS LAUNCHED AT COP25

The Institute launched its 2019 Global Status of CCS Report at a press conference where the main findings of the publication and some of the milestones in the CCS sector over the past 12 months were presented. Dr Julio Friedmann, Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Global Energy Policy at Columbia University also spoke at the press launch.

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COP25 OUTCOMES

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Institute's Brussels-based Senior Advisor for International Climate Change Policy Eve Tamme shares her thoughts and insights on the COP25 outcomes, the slow progress of the negotiations and the failure to reach an agreement on Article 6 rules of the Paris Agreement.

     

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Global Status of CCS: 
The New Wave of Carbon Capture
4 February | Washington DC

Innovation in Industrial Carbon Capture Conference  
21 January | Geleen, Netherlands
   
   

INSTITUTE UPDATES

The Institute launched its Global Status of CCS report. The publication was covered by media outlets globally. You can read selected news clips from the Economist, Forbes, Washington Examiner, Politico Europe, Wired, China Daily, La Vanguardia and others here.


The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen released a communication on the European Green Deal on December 11. The programme aims to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. The Institute released a short statement following the release of this communication. Read the Institute's statement here.

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