Fredrik Lundberg

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Direct Air Capture: Billionaires dream of vacuuming carbon out of the atmosphere

Direct air capture of CO2 is getting a lot of media traction, and a lot of finance from US billionaires. But the very few machines do not suck up much CO2, so Carbon Engineering uses Photoshop to increase their numbers.
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CO₂ emissions from the cement industry can be reduced without CCS

Cement emissions in the EU fell more than 10 per cent in 2019–2020, demonstrating that fast, short-term cuts are possible.
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Phasing out fossil gas power stations in Europe by 2030

Presenting a list of gas-fired power stations in the EU and the UK that should be closed within the next 10 years.
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Enormous costs for CCS

“Full Chain CCS” in Norway has received finance from the government. It will cost 1.74 billion euros to capture and store CO2 from one cement factory, equivalent to €434/tonne of CO2, or about 17 times the price in European emission trading.
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Oil or Paris

The stakes are high for the Swedish government when it decides whether to permit a big residue oil refinery in Lysekil. If it says yes, Sweden is unlikely to reach its climate target. If it says no it is a setback for oil-exporting countries, especially Norway and Saudi Arabia.
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The economic recovery during and after the Corona pandemic is an opportunity for decarbonisation

Some of the best measures for the climate, as suggested by NGOs in a poll for AirClim, are good for restarting the economy too.
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