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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 the Clean Air Task Force’s CCUS policy innovation director. As part of the Decarbonized Fossil Energy team, Lee primarily works on federal CCUS policy.

Lee comes to CATF from the Global CCS Institute where she served as a senior adviser for advocacy and communications and was part of a global team focused on advocacy. While at the Institute, she significantly increased their presence in policymaker education efforts on climate change, as well as the need for technology innovation and deployment. She is also a Women Leaders in Energy Fellow at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center.

Previously, Lee worked for the Vermont Energy Investment Center as a PR Project Manager, and at Eni USA in their Washington, DC International Relations Office. She also worked for the EU delegation to the US as a trainee on transportation, energy, and environmental policy issues. Before working in the energy field, Lee was a journalist reporting for multiple outlets reporting from Germany, Italy, Tanzania, and Hong Kong. She has a master of arts in international affairs and economics from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Originally from Germany, she speaks German, French and Italian.

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