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.

£8·3 million is available for this call to fund two levels of research proposal:

  • Up to four multi-institution consortium bids with a maximum budget of £2 million 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 £300,000 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.

A bibliography of Greenhouse Gas Removal references is available via the link below. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.

Please see the Announcement of Opportunity below for full details of the call and how to apply.

Announcement of Opportunity: Greenhouse Gas Removal (PDF, 315KB)

Greenhouse Gas Removal: recent bibliography (PDF, 417KB) - version 2 uploaded 21 October 2016

Greenhouse Gas Removal from the Atmosphere workshop

Contact

Helen Pearce
07864 948053