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Dominic Sheldon
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The day after George Osborne published the 2015 Autumn Statement, an announcement to the London Stock Exchange declared something unexpected: the £1bn ring-fenced capital budget for a Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) competition would no longer be available. This funding was to demonstrate CCS...

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Defending the decision to scrap a £1bn funding competition for the first UK commercial CCS demonstration project, David Cameron said government should decide “about technology that works and technology that isn't working". Is CCS currently unworkable?