I am new to this group and don't know if the following method has been
The only method I know of that would definitely work and not screw things
up more, is the removal of CO2 by freezing it out of the air at the South
Pole. A couple of papers have been written on this and these grants are
enough money to create of proof of feasibility model and a small working
station. All the other methods I have seen only hide the symptoms or are
not controllable enough to be trusted.
On Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 6:48:16 AM UTC-4, Andrew Lockley wrote:
> I don't normally bump stuff on this list, but this fund deserves it. It's
> a massive pot of money.
> My longtime coauthor and I, cc, will be applying for some of the money.
> Our research interests are typically around novel funding/governance
> If anyone would like to compare notes, piggyback on our bid, or simply
> sabotage it to help with climbing the greasy pole - then please do get in
> Andrew Lockley
> Announcement of Opportunity: Greenhouse Gas Removal from the Atmosphere
> Closing date: 16:00 on 10 November 2016
> NERC, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the
> Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), the Department for Business,
> Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the Met Office Hadley Centre and the
> Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) are inviting research
> proposals for a new four-year research programme on Greenhouse Gas Removal
> (GGR) from the Atmosphere.
> The programme will undertake research to improve our knowledge of the
> options for removing carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases from
> the atmosphere at a climatically-relevant scale, giving interdisciplinary
> attention to the environmental, technical, economic, governance and wider
> societal aspects of such approaches on a national level and in an
> international context.
> £8·3m is available for this call to fund two levels of research proposal:
> Up to four multi-institution consortium bids with a maximum budget of £2m
> each (100% full economic cost, of which the funders will pay 80% full
> economic cost) and up to four years' duration.Up to six topic-specific
> projects of a stand-alone nature with a maximum budget of £300k each (100%
> full economic cost, of which the funders will pay 80% full economic cost)
> and up to three years' duration.
> All proposals should be submitted through the Joint electronic Submission
> (Je-S) system.
> Please see the Announcement of Opportunity below for full details of the
> call and how to apply.
> Announcement of Opportunity: Greenhouse Gas Removal (PDF, 307KB)
> Simon Howe
> 01793 418015
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