Posts Tagged ‘ clean coal ’

Rudd to promote $100m carbon research institute at United Nations

Sep 19th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia

No industrial-scale integrated carbon capture projects yet exist, intensifying debate over whether it is too uncertain and far in the future to answer the immediate threat of climate change. But Mr Rudd said he saw opportunities in mining and energy areas from Queensland to Victoria to introduce the technology.

Kevin Rudd’s $100m clean coal plan

Sep 19th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia, Lead Stories

The Prime Minister will unveil a strategy to put Australia at the forefront of the technology, which captures emissions from coal-fired power plants and permanently stores them deep underground. The critical importance of carbon capture and storage to Australia’s climate change response has become increasingly evident.