FEEM working papers "Note di lavoro" series
2016.033

Advances and Slowdowns in Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Development


Authors: Aurora D’Aprile
Series: Mitigation, Innovation and Transformation Pathways
Editor: Massimo Tavoni
Keywords: Climate Change, Carbon Sequestration, CCS, Carbon Mitigation, Low-carbon Technology
JEL n.: Q42, Q55, Q58

Abstract

This FEEM Working Paper by A. D'Aprile explores the main progress and deadlocks of Carbon Capture and Storage technology development in recent years, including economic constraints, regulation complexity, political and environmental factors.

“CCS technology still struggles to emerge as a sound low-carbon choice for governments and investors. Post-COP21 national and international efforts, as well as local policies and context, will play an increasingly critical role in the next phase of CCS deployment.”

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Suggested citation: D'Aprile, A., (2016), 'Advances and Slowdowns in Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Development',  Nota di Lavoro  33.2016, Milan, Italy: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei

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