chapter  2
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AN INTRODUCTION TO KEY DEVELOPMENTS AND CONCEPTS IN CCS: History, technology, economics and law

ByBenjamin Evar, Chiara Armeni, Vivian Scott

This chapter introduces several aspects in geology, engineering, economics, policy and regulation that have implications for the governance of CCS on global, regional and national levels. It also provides a short history of developments in the fi eld from the 1970s until the present day. The issues covered here set the stage for discussions in subsequent chapters and introduce essential background material to the general reader.