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11th CO2GeoNet Open Forum: Increasing the momentum for CCS

C02GeoNetThe 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) last year in Paris represented a turning point for global climate change mitigation. At COP21, the decision makers and scientists unanimously asserted that urgent action is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to meet the ambitious target of keeping average global temperature increase to less than 2°C as set out in the Paris Agreement.


Free access to marine treasure trove from the British Geological Survey

Anton Dohrn SeamountThe BGS has released a wealth of information on the geology of the sea bed around the UK. These data are available to download for free, accompanied by viewable maps, and will be a valuable resource for companies, researchers and decision makers in their work to ensure sustainable developments of the marine environment. The information comprises geophysical data representing 800,000 kilometres of the geology of the UK marine environment.

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