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Colin McCormick

Chief Innovation Officer for Carbon Direct

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Dr. Colin McCormick is an expert on low-carbon and negative-emissions technologies, including pathways for carbon dioxide removal and research needs for clean energy systems. He is currently the chief innovation officer for Carbon Direct, and previously served as the senior advisor for R&D at the US Department of Energy. He holds a PhD in physics from UC Berkeley and is an adjunct associate professor at the Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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August 26, 2021 Reports Hydrogen

Green Hydrogen in a Circular Carbon Economy: Opportunities and Limits

As global warming mitigation and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions reduction become increasingly urgent to counter climate change, many nations have announced net-zero emission targets as a commitment to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Hydrogen

As global warming mitigation and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions reduction become increasingly urgent to counter climate change, many nations have announced net-zero emission targets as a commitment to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

May 04, 2021 Reports Energy Policy

Opportunities and Limits of CO2 Recycling in a Circular Carbon Economy: Techno-economics, Critical Infrastructure Needs, and Policy Priorities

Despite growing efforts to drastically cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and address climate change, energy outlooks project that the world will continue to rely on certain products that are currently carbon-intensive to produce but have limited alternatives, such as aviation fuels and concrete.

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Energy Policy

Establishing energy policy solutions informed by rigorous research and dialogue is key to addressing climate change, increasing access to energy, and sparking innovation for a thriving global energy economy.

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