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Carbon Capture and Storage: Analysing uncertainty

Citation Morgan, N. Carbon Capture and Storage: Analysing uncertainty. 2012.
Author(s) Morgan, N.
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UKERC Report Number UKERC/BP/CCS/2012/001
  • Carbon capture and storage (CCS) could be a key technology to tackle climate change
  • However, there are many economic, political, financial and technological uncertainties that hamper its development and deployment
  • Comprehensive government policy support is needed to reduce these uncertainties sufficiently to enable further progress
  • It is not necessary to resolve all uncertainties in order to make CCS financeable in the UK
  • The UK CCS commercialisation programme needs to make rapid progress, with firm commitments to build several demonstration projects as soon as possible