Tue, Feb 4, 2020

The global status of CCS: The next wave of carbon capture

With mounting pressure to deliver on climate ambition and the daunting prognosis elucidated in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s 1.5°C Report, the need to deploy carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies has become increasingly more urgent. This event explores the current status of carbon capture and storage, the next generation of CCS projects, policies, and technologies taking shape around the world, and the important role they play in global decarbonization.

3:00pm Washington DC

All Content

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

Wed, Jul 3, 2019

Beck and Livingston in the Hill: The California climate policy no one is talking about

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Beck in Bloomberg: INSIGHT: Hydrogen may be the next clean energy game changer

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Full Bio

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.