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Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Beck in The Hill: New trends bolster chance of successful deployment of carbon capture and storage

The United States leads the global deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies. A progressive policy framework and sustained government support have launched the roll-out of the next generation of CCS facilities. With impacts of climate change becoming ever more devastating, and the need to eliminate emissions as soon as possible, these are welcome developments. However, […]

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Aurora borealis

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

CCS in Norway: Propelling global innovation for decarbonization

Northern Lights, a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project backed, in part, by the Norwegian government is set to bolster European and global carbon capture innovation, accelerating climate progress and exemplifying the next wave of global CCS facilities.

EnergySource by Lee Beck

Climate Change & Climate Action Northern Europe

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Addressing the climate crisis: No time for milestones

To some, framing climate change in terms of milestones, thresholds, and tipping points might imply that there is still plenty of time to act, but it is not only to reduce emissions with urgency today, but also to create, invest in, and deploy decarbonization options with a long-term view, beyond just a decade.

EnergySource by Lee Beck

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Lee Beck is currently the Global CCS Institute’s senior advisor for advocacy and communications based in the Institute’s Washington, DC office. In her role, Lee works closely with diverse stakeholders in North America and globally to advocate on behalf of and strengthen the understanding of carbon capture and storage and its role in delivering vital emissions reductions vis-à-vis global climate goals.

Before joining the Global CCS Institute in mid-2018, Lee was a public relations project manager at VEIC, a nonprofit which addresses the economic and environmental costs of energy consumption through the adoption of energy efficiency and renewables. She began her career as a journalist writing features and reporting from Germany, Italy, Tanzania, and Hong Kong on a variety of political and social issues before gathering experience in a variety of global energy issues such as natural gas markets, energy and climate diplomacy, and the German Energiewende.

Lee earned her BA in liberal arts from the University College Maastricht in the Netherlands and has a master of arts in international affairs and economics with a double-major in energy, resources, and environment and political economy from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. Lee speaks German, French, and Italian.