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Green Subsidy Ended – That’s The End For Carbon Capture And Storage

Scottish Power is to pull the plug on a £1bn Decc project for CCS at Longannet power station

The big question is why?

In these times of austerity and cutback is Chris Huhne’s Department of Energy and Climate Change wasting £1 billion on a pointless carbon capture and storage scheme, when the money could be put to far better use paying off the huge debt that Gordon Brown left this country with.

Last week another project costing £860 million, the Renewable Heat Incentive was fortunately stopped by the EU, the combined cost of these Green initiatives nearly £2 billion.

The main reason for the failure of Longannet is the need for more subsidy from the tax payer: Read the rest of this entry

The Insanity of Carbon Capture And Utilisation

Captured CO2 should be pumped back into the atmosphere as CO2 helps plants grow

Once again the eco-mentalists have excelled themselves with yet another statement of crass stupidity, that is completely at odds with their self appointed mission to remove as much CO2 as possible from our atmosphere.

Once the harmless trace gas, CO2 has been removed and stored under ground at great expense, the CO2 should then be released back into the atmosphere because CO2 helps plants and algae grow.

The benefits of CO2 for plant growth have long been known outside the Church of Climatology: Read the rest of this entry