Energy Futures Lab in association with the British Institute of Energy Economics and the Energy Technologies Institute hosted a panel discussion on the possible future of Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK.

The event included a panel of experts from industry and academia putting their view across and taking questions from the audience.

Chair: Sir Ed Davey, former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change


  • Professor Geoff Maitland, Director of the Qatar Carbonates and Carbon Storage Research Centre
  • Dr Graeme Sweeney, Chairman of Zero Emissions Platform coalition
  • Mike Thompson, Head of Carbon Budgets for the Committee on Climate Change
  • Jim Ward, Business Development Director at the Energy Technologies Institute

There is also a Storify of the social media content produced by the attendees.

Zara Qadir of the Sustainable Gas Institute wrote a blog about the event and the attendant discussions:
Not having CCS is like playing football without a goalkeeper

Is CCS dead?