The CCCI blog features opinions and essays by researchers, staff, and students as well as special guest posts by experts from around the world. We aim to stimulate ideas and discussion about capture and conversion from a variety of perspectives with topics ranging from technological developments to policy requirements to general thoughts about the field. Please note that all posts on this blog represent the opinions of the individual authors, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute or its collaborative associates – CMC Research Institutes, BC Research Inc. and the University of British Columbia.

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Course takes multi-disciplinary look at climate change

Source: Julia Wong, The Ubyssey.  Also known as “Leading the Way Towards a Low-Carbon Future,” this one-time-only graduate course takes an interdisciplinary approach to exploring the effects of climate change and how to work towards lowering carbon emissions. Students will be encouraged to bring knowledge from their area of study into class discussions, and reflect… Continue Reading →

Piecing the Puzzle Together

Author: Naoko Ellis, Senior Research Director, Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute I’m here to tell you what we do at the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute, or CCCI. The Institute’s mission is to help reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Canada’s response to climate change. Our most exciting project right now is the… Continue Reading →