24
Jun
2015

Report Launch (London) | Bridging the gap: improving the economic and policy framework for carbon capture and storage in the European Union

Date:
24 June, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue:
Tower 2, Room 9.04, LSE, Clement's Inn, London, WC2A 2AZ

Agenda

  • Presentation of key findings
  •  Debate:  How can the development and deployment of CCS be accelerated in the EU in the next 5 to 10 years?

Panellists: 

  • Michael Schuetz, European Commission
  • David Joffe, Head of Modelling, Committee on Climate Change
  • Angela Whelan, Chief Executive, Ecofin Research Foundation
  • Chris Littlecott, Senior Policy Advisor, E3G
  • Wilfried Maas, General Manager Carbon Capture Demonstration, Shell

The panel debate will be followed by a question and answer session

The European Union’s Energy Roadmap 2050 anticipates that carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology will play an important role in decarbonising the European energy system from around 2030 onwards. So far progress towards this goal has been slow. New and stronger policy is required at the EU and Member State level to accelerate the development and deployment of CCS over the next decade. This new report by the Grantham Research Institutes at the London School of Economics and Imperial College, and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), analyses the key barriers faced by CCS in Europe and recommends a new European strategy to accelerate its development and deployment over the next decade.

The slides presented at this event are available here and the report can be downloaded here

This event is the first of two associated with this report with the sister event being held in Brussels on 16th June 2015. For further details of the Brussels event please click here.

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