Carbon Capture
Reaching for 2030: Climate and Energy Policy Priorities

The need to address climate change remains urgent. Over the past 15 months, the U.S. Congress has passed meaningful legislation that has the potential to dramatically reduce emissions, and—importantly—allow the United States to lead in accelerating the global transition toward …

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U.S. Carbon Capture and Direct Air Capture Projects

With more than 40 percent of the global capacity of carbon management projects (13 in operation and more than 60 in different stages of development), the United States is expected to play a major role in the deployment of carbon …

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Engineered Carbon Dioxide Removal: Scalability and Durability

Given the scale of the climate crisis, the short timeframe for action, and insufficient progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, there is broad scientific agreement that large-scale deployment of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) technologies and approaches are needed to counter …

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Fueling a Low-carbon Future in Utah: The Role of Hydrogen

As an energy exporter with significant renewable resources and a strategic location in the west, Utah will be key to accelerating the United States’ energy transition. Recently, the state has garnered international attention for its growing role in the bourgeoning …

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Carbon Border Adjustments: Considerations for Policymakers

Carbon border adjustments, also referred to as “carbon border adjustment mechanisms” (CBAM), are an emerging set of trade policy tools that aim to prevent carbon-intensive economic activity from moving out of jurisdictions with relatively stringent climate policies and into those …

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The Corporate Case for Climate Ambition in Reconciliation
Clean Industrial Heat: A Technology Inclusive Framework

This brief focuses on the challenge of heat for the industrial sector. Worldwide, heat makes up roughly three-quarters (74 percent) of energy demand for industry and accounts for more than one-fifth of total (all sectors) global energy consumption. Today, most industrial heat production comes …

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Controlling Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions
California Cap and Trade