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NEWSLETTER | February 2021

Global CCS Institute CEO, Brad Page, to Step Down

After ten years at the helm, CEO of the Global CCS Institute, Brad Page, will be stepping down. Thanks to Mr Page’s leadership, the Institute has been instrumental in advancing the deployment of CCS around the globe, working closely with government, industry and the broader public. Under his watch, the Institute became recognised as the world's foremost body on CCS. Mr Page will be with the Institute until the third quarter of 2021.



Carbon Removal and CCS Technologies

In the Institute’s latest brief, Senior Advisor on International Climate Change Policy, Eve Tamme, provides insights on existing carbon removal approaches and the critical role CCS plays in climate change mitigation. As net-zero targets draw near, interests around the emission reductions carbon removal that CCS technologies can provide is on the rise. The newly released brief takes a look at policy developments tied to the advancement of CCS and unpacks the varied applications of the climate mitigating technology.


Institute Gains PSO Observer Status to the Green Climate Fund

The Global CCS Institute in now an accredited observer to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) as a Private Sector Organisation. Established by the UNFCCC, the GCF is an international entity aimed to support developing countries reach climate targets. As a PSO observer, the Institute will have a greater line of sight to the critical work the GCF undertakes. 



CCS Development in the Gulf Region

Carbon capture and storage is gaining momentum globally, and the Gulf Region is no exception. Join us on February 23 as we discuss CCS opportunities in the Gulf Region, which will include insights from industry experts on how CCS fits into their strategic business  plans and climate change mitigation efforts. The webinar will also provide an overview of the flagship Global Status of CCS Report. 


 The Global CCS Institute Welcomes New Staff  

The Global CCS Institute has welcomed six new staff members, including our first employee to be based out of Houston, Texas. The Institute’s Client Engagement, HR, and Advocacy and Communications teams have all seen staff changes and additions over the last few weeks and months. The experience our newly onboarded colleagues bring will be a positive addition to our existing staff of well-rounded climate change and CCS experts. 



Explore Industry Insights on the Importance of CCS

On February 17, tune in to a webinar to hear a panel of CCS and industry experts with the Global CCS Institute and General Electric – a new member of the Institute – as they explore how the CCS market is expected to grow significantly and how these technologies can help the world achieve its climate goals.





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