TNZ panel discussions

The Transition to Net Zero panels is a series of monthly panel discussions featuring academics, policymakers and industry leaders discussing the key technical, socio-economic and policy challenges of transitioning to a Net Zero society.

Panel 1: Enabling large scale CCS: key policy actions and investment priorities

Panel 1

Enabling large scale CCS: Key policy actions and investment priorities

Speakers

  • Will Lochhead, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
  • Luke Warren, Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA)
  • Bryony Livesay, Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
  • Karl Smyth, BECCS Strategy & Engagement, Drax Group

Chair

  • Dr. Piera Patrizio
Panel #2: Should EOR CO2 storage continue to play a role in future CCS deployment?

Panel 2

Should EOR CO2 storage continue to play a role in future CCS deployment?

Speakers

  • Dr. Benaiah Anabaraonye, Department of Chemical Engineering, ICL
  • Dr. David Danaci, Department of Chemical Engineering, ICL
  • Nixon Sunny, Center For Environmental Policy (CEP), ICL
  • Oytun Babacan, The Grantham Institute for Climate Change, ICL

Chair

  • Dr. Mai Bui
Panel #3: Could direct air capture technology save us from climate change?

Panel 3

Could direct air capture technology save us from climate change?

Speakers

  • Dr Mijndert van der Spek, Heriot-Watt University
  • Professor Martin Trusler, Department of Chemical Engineering, ICL
  • Dr Ronny Pini, Department of Chemical Engineering, ICL
  • Professor Paul Fennell, Department of Chemical Engineering, ICL

Chair

  • Dr. Mai Bui
Panel #4: Insights from ongoing DAC demonstration projects in the UK

Panel 4

Insights from ongoing DAC demonstration projects in the UK

Speakers

  • Jeffrey Felix, CO2CirculAir

Chair

  • Dr Mai Bui
Panel #5: Biochar as a GGR

Panel 5

Biochar as a GGR: Research insights and recent development in the carbon removal market

Speakers

  • Ondřej Mašek, University of Edinburgh
  • Meera Atreya, Carbon Direct Inc.
  • Merritt Dailey, Carbon Direct / Arizona State University

Chair

  • Dr Piera Patrizio