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About this Digest on CO2 Capture and Storage

  1. Source for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Source for this Digest

The material content of the texts on Level 3 is directly sourced from
 "Special Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage: Technical Summary", a report by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) produced in 2005 by a large panel of scientists.

The Levels 1 & 2 were written by the GreenFacts editorial team.

In the writing of the summaries, GreenFacts also based itself on  "Can carbon dioxide storage help cut greenhouse emissions?", a simplified guide to the IPCC’s “Special Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture & Storage” by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of impartiality as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this study was produced by the GreenFacts editorial team on 25 July 2007

Second draft

The second draft of this study was produced on 3 August 2007 by the GreenFacts editorial team

Preliminary and Peer review

The final draft of this study was produced on 14 August 2007 by GreenFacts after peer review by three independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our  peer review form).

These reviewers were:

  • Prof. John Ludden - Executive Director, British Geological Survey
  • Dr. Christian Fouillac - Director of Research at the BGRM (Bureau de recherches géologiques et minières)
  • Dr. Alain Bonneville - Laboratoire de Géosciences Marines, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris - CNRS

Final corrections were added under the supervision of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in end August 2007.


Final publication was authorized by the President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board on 31 August 2007.

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No press release at present.

Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

No update or revision at present.

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