Richard Blackwell, Globe and Mail, Feb. 25 2013
For the second time in less than a year a key carbon capture and storage project in Alberta has been hit with a major setback, denting the province’s efforts to combat carbon emissions.
By Tom Doggett, Reuters, Aug 5, 2010
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Energy Department on Thursday awarded $1 billion for the FutureGen clean coal power program and carbon dioxide storage network in Illinois, aiming to cut emissions of greenhouse gases from coal-fired electric generating plants.
Mark Jaccard and Brad Griffin, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, July 2010
Shale gas development in northeast B.C., is associated with high concentrations of CO2, which is normally vented to the atmosphere. To meet provincial GHG reduction targets, this CO2 will all need to be captured. This paper recommends policy steps the government must take.
Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail, Jan. 23, 2010
The economics of sequestration are expensive on a per-tonne basis
Quebec is expected to receive somewhat more than $8.5-billion in equalization payments next year, up from about $8.3-billion this year. The payments will represent about 11 per cent of the government's total revenues.