Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Deployment – Can Canada Capitalize on Experience?

Drew Thomson, Anshuman Khare

Abstract


This paper presents an overview of Canada’s experience with carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) initiatives. While discussing various options available, the paper examines the success Canada has had with carbon capture and storage and why it is advantageous for Canada to make it part of their environmental sustainability effort. The paper also discusses the barriers and challenges in carbon capture and storage deployment. The paper ends with some speculation about how the technology can be adopted quickly if some organizations were more proactively involved with it. Carbon capture and storage has a potential to change how we reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the future. However, it has a long way to go as organizations start adopting it and unanswered questions get answered in the process. It certainly is a technology worth looking at as it can affect our future climate change initiatives.

Keywords


Climate change, carbon capture and storage (CCS), C02 emissions, environmental sustainability, Canada.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-27242008000200009



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