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        0    USING BECCS TECHNOLOGY + DECARBONIZATION to ROLL BACK CLIMATE CHANGE
        1    LARGE SCALE BioEnergy with Carbon Capture and Sequestration (BECCS) 
        2    EQUIPMENT and PLANT ENGINEERING, SITE PLANS
        3    FUELS: NATURAL GAS, OIL, COAL, LIGNITE COAL, and Wood Pellet BIOMASS
        4    DENSIFIED WOOD PELLET FUEL PREPARATION
        5    PLASMA TORCH WOOD PELLET GASIFIER
        6    WOOD SYNGAS CLEANUP
        7    WOOD SYNGAS-to-PIPELINE GRADE METHANE METHANATOR
        8    TOSHIBA-BUILT 300 megaWATT ALLAM CYCLE POWER PLANT
        9    CARBFIX CLASS VI CO2 DISPOSAL WELL

Rolling Back Climate Change 

 

Managing Climate Risk

"At the heart of the traditional approach to strategy in the climate change dilemma lies the assumption that the global community, by applying a set of powerful analytical tools, can predict the future of climate change accurately enough to choose a clear strategic direction for it.

We claim that this approach might involve underestimating uncertainty in order to lay out a vision of future events sufficiently precise to be captured in a discounted cost flow analysis in integrated assessment models. However, since the future of climate change is truly uncertain, this approach might at best be marginally helpful and at worst downright dangerous: underestimating uncertainty can lead to strategies that do not defend the world against unexpected and sometimes even catastrophic threats.

Another danger lies on the other extreme: if the global community can not find a strategy that works under traditional analysis or if uncertainties are too large that clear messages are absent, they may abandon the analytical rigor of their planning process altogether and base their decisions on good instinct and consensus of some future process that is easy to agree upon."

- - - Opening of the abstract section of the study that led to the formation of the concept of "BECCS" in the paper:  "Managing Climate Risk" by Michael Obersteiner (oberstei@iiasa.ac.at)  Contributing authors: Christian Azar (frtca@fy.chalmers.se) Stefan Kossmeier (koss@ihs.ac.at) Reinhard Mechler (mechler@iiasa.ac.at) Kenneth Möllersten (kenneth@ket.kth.se) Sten Nilsson (nilsson@iiasa.ac.at) Peter Read (p.read@massey.ac.nz) Yoshiki Yamagata (yamagata@nies.go.jp) Jinyue Yan (jinyue.yan@mt.luth.se) Approved by Arne Jernelöv Acting Director, IIASA December 2001.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/11672278_Managing_climate_risk_3/link/53e87c620cf25d674ea82917/download