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New CCU specific greenwashing study released

“…(T)here are many ways that firms might inadvertently or intentionally greenwash carbon-utilizing products. There are also many different questions that stakeholders can ask to help uncover these strategies and understand if the firms have taken the proper steps to assert their environmental claims. While equipping customers, investors, employees, non-governmental organizations, and business partners with the…

Newsletter features Dr. Christophe Mangin, Program Manager for Business Development, Global CO2 Initiative

“Understanding economic and environmental impacts in conjunction with the technology risks at an early stage of the research allows one to save time and resources, since technology path options can be prioritized and potentially de-selected early on.“ Christophe leads the global Technical Economic Analysis (TEA) and Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) activities within the Global CO2 Initiative….

TEA & LCA Guidelines for CO2 Utilization (Version 2.0) webinar now available on demand

In case you missed the March 17 Launch of the Techno-Economic Assessment & Life-Cycle Assessment Guidelines for CO2 Utilization (Version 2.0) event, it is now available on the Global CO2 Initiative YouTube channel. Relevant documents can be found with the links below. Download the guidelines. Download the Making Sense document for the above guidelines. The…

Newsletter features Dr. Julio Friedmann, acclaimed carbon removal expert

Julio Friedmann

“The Second Law of Thermodynamics is a harsh mistress—it says you’ll always lose energy converting spent fuel back into fuel. However, when renewables become cheap and abundant, as they are locally today, the opportunity becomes arbitraging energy for money. That’s very, very hard, but no longer lunacy.“ Dr. Friedmann is one of the most widely…

GCI Director Volker Sick quoted in Wall Street Journal

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Volker Sick was recently interviewed by Benoît Morenne of the Wall Street Journal about the future of captured CO2 “Consumers will need reassurance that some of these new products are safe, says Volker Sick, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan and director of the Global CO2 Initiative, a research group that…

Newsletter features Dr. Etosha Cave, Co-Founder and CSO of Twelve and history-making woman

“When I envision the future, I still see CO2-made materials being a big part of everyday life. It’s going to be a huge infrastructure change to use CO2 instead of merely throwing it away.“ In celebration of women’s history month in March, this issue features Dr. Etosha Cave, Co-Founder and CSO of Twelve and history-making woman. Dr….