February 24, 2010

ECN leads UN-project to develop CCS roadmap for industry

The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) is leading a prestigious project coordinated by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The goal of this project is to develop a global technology roadmap for the deployment of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in industrial...[more]

January 25, 2010

Advocacy for carbon capture could arouse public distrust

Letter to the Editor of Nature [more]

December 23, 2009

Copenhagen requires reorientation of international approach to climate change

If emission reductions don’t work, try to agree on climate technology instead [more]

October 27, 2009

ECN hosts Roundtable on readiness for carbon dioxide capture and storage

On October 22nd, ECN hosted a Roundtable on readiness of new installations for CO2 capture and storage (CCS) in Amsterdam. The Roundtable is part of a project, funded by the Global CCS Institute and led by ICF International in the United States, that aims to develop a definition and best practices...[more]

October 2, 2009

Heleen de Coninck advocates technology in climate agreements

An interview in NRC (Dutch Journal) with Heleen de Coninck by Paul Luttikhuis on Wednesday September 23rd[more]

September 8, 2009

ECN and Indonesia collaborate on energy policy formulation and capacity development

Indonesia faces huge challenges related to availability, affordability and sustainability of its energy supply. Addressing these challenges requires good policymaking and a sound knowledge basis in the country, in government, academia and on the technical level. ECN will help address these...[more]

September 7, 2009

Technology: the key to a Copenhagen agreement?

Just months before the climate summit in Copenhagen, which aims to agree on a follow-up to the Kyoto Protocol, ECN and IVM jointly organise a symposium on technology in the international climate regime. The symposium aims to bring together academics, negotiators and politicians with the aim of...[more]

July 8, 2009

New method may help allocate carbon emissions responsibility among nations

PETTEN, Netherlands – Just months before world leaders are scheduled to meet to devise a new international treaty on climate change, a research team led by Princeton University scientists, and including ECN researcher Heleen de Coninck, has developed a new way of dividing responsibility for carbon...[more]

December 19, 2008

Historical EU climate deal despite weakening

Over the past weeks, the European Union has been sprayed with both praise and criticism for its energy and climate policy package. The main reason for the criticism was the considerable weakening of the far-reaching climate deal that was proposed by the European Commission earlier this year....[more]

December 19, 2008

Poznan: disappointment or success?

There is no clear point of view about the outcome of the UN climate change summit in Poznan. Some reported that it did all it could have, others speak of a complete failure. The 14th Conference of the Parties, as the meeting is officially called, took place over the past two weeks. It was intended...[more]

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