A personal take on GHGT12, Austin TX

Finally! I was diligent enough to write about my poster presentation on the final day of the conference, and I’ve previously submitted some quick thoughts to Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS). But I’ve only just got around to writing about my overall conference experience here since I’ve been busy making a start on writing my…

Has the failure of CCS at Longannet returned to haunt us?

Today BBC News is reporting that Longannet power station in Fife (Scotland) is among the top 30 CO2 emitters in Europe, in terms of millions of tonnes of CO2 emitted per annum from coal-fired power generation. This comes from a report apparently produced jointly by the WWF, CAN Europe, the European Envionmental Bureau, the Health and Environment Alliance and…

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What’s my PhD all about? (Part 2)

It’s been a while since I last posted anything here; I’ve been quite busy lately with my PhD and it has absorbed a lot of my time, but now I have a let up I can talk a bit more about what I’ve been up to. Back in August last year I wrote a little…