Tagged: CCS

A Tale of Two Martyrs

A Tale of Two Martyrs

480 years ago a scholar and theologian named William Tyndale was put to death, by being strangled and burned, for having committed the heresy of translating the bible into English. We have learned from The Bee that today in Preston a close namesake, Stephen Tindale – will address a vigil...

The dominos are falling

The dominos are falling

Professor Paul Younger, an academic who famously supported fracking and UCG, is now reported to have recanted. The Ferret investigative journalism web site now  reports him as saying that the case for shale has has been “fatally undermined” by the government’s U-Turn on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) The Ferret...

The Carbon Capture and Sequestration Mirage

The Carbon Capture and Sequestration Mirage

CCS (Carbon Capture and Sequestration) has been hailed as a sort of silver bullet by those who want us to accept UK shale gas as a bridge fuel to a future based on renewable fuels. Without it it is clear that if we are to meet our climate change obligations...

CCS – a failing pipe dream

CCS – a failing pipe dream

In order to justify the dash for gas, the Government is relying on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to allow them to claim that shale gas will not breach existing commitments to climate change gas emission reductions. The problem is that for all their waffle, it just isn’t happening As...