The State of Carbon Capture & Storage Technology and Policy

Dr. Herzog will give an overview of the current state of technology and policy related to Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS) and cover seven aspects of CCS:  (1) the role of CCS in addressing the climate change challenge, (2) a summary of large CCS projects in operation, (3) the current status and future directions for capture technology, (4) the current status and future directions for storage technology, (5) how to view negative emissions, (6) the policies and politics around CCS, and (7) what the future may hold.  The material for this talk is taken from his most recently published book from MIT Press entitled Carbon Capture.

Speakers

Howard Herzog

Senior Research Engineer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Howard J. Herzog is a Senior Research Engineer in the MIT Energy Initiative. He received his undergraduate... more