Richard Adamson, CMC Managing Director, appeared before the Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources. The committee was in Calgary on Dec. 1, 2011 to listen to experts talk about energy systems.
The results an independent performance assessment of the protocols and practices in the Weyburn CCS project were released on December 12. The independent study was conducted by IPAC-CO2 (International Performance Assessment Centre for Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide). Carbon Manage
University of Alberta mechanical engineering professor Sushanta Mitra has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers—a distinction reserved for those whose work provides “solutions that benefit mankind.”
The simplest, most effective way to reduce carbon emissions is to impose a tax on carbon, writes Dr. Shi-Ling Hsu in his recently published book The Case for a Carbon Tax: Getting past our hang-ups to effective climate policy (Island Press, 2011).
May 23 to 25, 2012 has been set as the date for the next CMC Annual Scientific conference. To reflect the national nature of the network, the conference will change venues each year – with Gatineau, Quebec selected as the site for the 2012 meeting.
Recent media and political mumblings in Alberta raised the notion that commitments to investments in carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration projects might be diverted into other emission reduction technologies. Although the Alberta government quickly indicated that was not the
Carbon Management Canada is announcing a call for proposals for its third round of research funding. This call emphasizes research that has the potential to have major impact on greenhouse gas emissions from the upstream fossil fuel industry and from large stationary emitters
Cristian Ches, CMC’s new student representative on the Board of Directors, applied for the position because of a desire to make a meaningful contribution to the network and to society. “It may sound like a cliché, but your responsibility as a scientist, or an aspiring scientist, lies
CMC is proposing to offer a short summer course on carbon management in 2012 to our Highly Qualified Personnel (students and post docs). We invite your input on topics of interest, as well as on where, when and for how long a summer course should be held.