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9 ways to remove carbon dioxide from the air
9 ways to remove carbon dioxide from the air

This story, published by CO2RE and Imperial College London with support from the Grantham Institute, takes you on a journey through a range of techniques to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air. Written by George Hope and Philippa Westbury, it references some of the demonstrators who are at the forefront of the field. Read more

Modelling ocean alkalinity enhancement to combat climate change
Modelling ocean alkalinity enhancement to combat climate change

Ocean alkalinity enhancement (OAE) offers significant potential for carbon removal, but effective modeling, such as the Lagrangian approach proposed in this blog by Rachel White and Steve Rackley, is essential to understand its impact on CO2 drawdown and inform real-world applications. Read more

New research funding: Enhancing durability and realising GGR synergies
New research funding: Enhancing durability and realising GGR synergies

CO2RE's Pathfinders competition call 3 is seeking to fund around four projects to research enhancing durability of storage or ... Read more

CO2RE funds new approaches in methane and ocean Greenhouse Gas Removal
CO2RE funds new approaches in methane and ocean Greenhouse Gas Removal

This article announces the winners of Pathfinders Call 2, a CO2RE competition to fund new approaches in methane and ocean Greenhouse Gas Removal Read more

Regulating removals: 3 ways to improve the EU’s Monitoring, Reporting and Verification legislation
Regulating removals: 3 ways to improve the EU’s Monitoring, Reporting and Verification legislation

Luka Štrubelj writes about a new CO2RE commentary that proposes improvements to the EU's for a Regulation establishing a Union certification framework for carbon removals Read more

Not all carbon removals are created equally. Here’s how to govern carbon dioxide removal permanence
Not all carbon removals are created equally. Here’s how to govern carbon dioxide removal permanence

In this blog post Josh Burke and Felix Schenuit explain how the permanence of Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) should be governed. Read more

Unlocking the challenges of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification in GGR: Insights from CO2RE’s workshop
Unlocking the challenges of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification in GGR: Insights from CO2RE’s workshop

Earlier this summer, CO2RE researchers Dr Sue Rodway-Dyer and Professor Joanna House from the University of Bristol convened a workshop on MRV for GGR. Some reflections are shared here. Read more

Radical approach: Harnessing chlorine radicals from seawater for methane removal
Radical approach: Harnessing chlorine radicals from seawater for methane removal

By Dr Qingchun Yuan, Aston University. Qing is principal investigator of a CO2RE-funded project investigating diffuse methane removal and remediation by engineering chlorine radicals. Read more

New funding and support for Greenhouse Gas Removal start-ups
New funding and support for Greenhouse Gas Removal start-ups

CO2RE is working with The Greenhouse at Undaunted to provide funding and support for Greenhouse Gas Removal start-ups Read more

Enzymes: Could they speed up the storing of carbon in the Earth’s crust?
Enzymes: Could they speed up the storing of carbon in the Earth’s crust?

In this blog post, Professor Craig Storey of the University of Portsmouth explores whether enzymes could be the catalyst to speed up the reactions between pumped CO2 and basalts in cold areas of the Earth’s crust. Craig leads a CO2RE Pathfinders project. Read more

Who is buying Greenhouse Gas Removal credits and does it matter?
Who is buying Greenhouse Gas Removal credits and does it matter?

Josh Burke and Sam Fankhauser ask how we can build momentum and scale in the GGR industry - an industry that should be kept as small as possible Read more

Creating Principles for Credible GGR: Insights from CO2RE’s co-creation workshops
Creating Principles for Credible GGR: Insights from CO2RE’s co-creation workshops

In this blog post, we discuss creating the Principles for Credible Greenhouse Gas Removal through CO2RE’s co-creation workshops Read more

‘Large gap’ between planned Carbon Dioxide Removal and what is needed to limit global warming, finds new report co-led by CO2RE researchers
‘Large gap’ between planned Carbon Dioxide Removal and what is needed to limit global warming, finds new report co-led by CO2RE researchers

By George Hope A new report, The State of Carbon Dioxide Removal, finds that we are not on track to scale Carbon Dioxide Removal ... Read more

Building the new GGR industry: What roles for the government and private sector?
Building the new GGR industry: What roles for the government and private sector?

Building the new Greenhouse Gas Removal industry: What roles for the government and private sector? Read more

Field notes from an assembly of Greenhouse Gas Removal demonstrators
Field notes from an assembly of Greenhouse Gas Removal demonstrators

Dr Laurie Waller writes from a researcher workshop in Manchester on Greenhouse Gas Removal (GGR). He finds how field experiments often have a distinctive social life of their own and discusses how engagement with publics will likely prove crucial to the responsible innovation of GGR. Read more

Live in London: CO2RE experts feature on The Carbon Removal Show podcast
Live in London: CO2RE experts feature on The Carbon Removal Show podcast

The folks from The Carbon Removal Show (TCRS) podcast joined our recent UK GGR Event: Current Innovations and Future Directions, to ... Read more

CO2RE funds four innovative GGR projects
CO2RE funds four innovative GGR projects

CO2RE, the Greenhouse Gas Removal Hub, is funding four innovative projects to explore new methods for capturing greenhouse gases and ... Read more

Six key takeaways from the UK GGR Event
Six key takeaways from the UK GGR Event

The two-day flagship event showcased the latest GGR research and innovation, highlighting its role in effective, sustainable and equitable climate action. Read more

Societal input is crucial if we are to scale up new climate tech
Societal input is crucial if we are to scale up new climate tech

Societal input is crucial if we are to scale up net zero energy and new technologies for carbon dioxide removal. In doing so, we can build more democratic, acceptable and intelligent technological designs for everyone. Read more

UN climate report states need for carbon removal – CO2RE experts outline the key issues
UN climate report states need for carbon removal – CO2RE experts outline the key issues

The UN's IPCC climate report acknowledges the need for carbon dioxide removal to tackle climate change – CO2RE experts outline key issues to consider Read more

CO2RE Executive Director’s evidence cited in MPs’ letter to BEIS Minister
CO2RE Executive Director’s evidence cited in MPs’ letter to BEIS Minister

CO₂RE Executive Director Dr Steve Smith has been cited in a letter sent by the influential Environmental Audit Committee to Business ... Read more

GGR is going to be key for climate. Here’s how our research programme is helping lead the way
GGR is going to be key for climate. Here’s how our research programme is helping lead the way

What needs to be done to build this burgeoning industry, and how CO2RE is helping the UK lead the way. Read more

Hub Executive Director gives oral evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee
Hub Executive Director gives oral evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee

Steve Smith provides information on Negative Emissions Technologies (NETs) Read more

CO2 removal is essential to achieving net zero
CO2 removal is essential to achieving net zero

Cleaning up waste may not sound like the most exciting, cutting-edge area of innovation. But, in the context of climate action, it is an entirely accurate description. Read more

Climate change: Six priorities for pulling carbon out of the air
Climate change: Six priorities for pulling carbon out of the air

Scientists leading national greenhouse gas removal hub sketch out six priorities to get removals right. Read more

Major £30 million official backing for Oxford-led Greenhouse Gas Removal Programme
Major £30 million official backing for Oxford-led Greenhouse Gas Removal Programme

The CO2RE Hub has been chosen to probe innovative ways of removing greenhouse gases to help to stabilise the climate. Read more

UK invests over £30m in large-scale greenhouse gas removal
UK invests over £30m in large-scale greenhouse gas removal

Research teams across the UK will investigate the viability of five innovative methods of large-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) removal from the atmosphere. Read more

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