Carbon Capture Deep Dive

“Every dollar spent on this climate technology is a waste” 

Virtual Carbon Capture Deep Dive:

National energy experts, frontline leaders to expose carbon capture’s faulty technology, mounting risks to communities, and how fossil fuel corporations plan to profit from billions in the Inflation Reduction Act

HOUSTON – As Dr. Charles Harvey of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology underscored in a New York Times op ed after the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, fossil fuel corporations are poised to reap billions in federal subsidies for an outdated technology that will only prolong the use of dirty fossil fuels. Join national energy experts, geologists, and frontline leaders for a virtual conference on Friday, October 27 from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. examining what’s behind Big Oil’s relentless push for flawed carbon capture technology, and what’s at stake for communities in Texas and across the country.


Dr. Robert D. Bullard, Texas Southern University, Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice, and White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council Member

John Beard, Port Arthur Community Action Network

Bill Caram, Pipeline Safety Trust

Emily Grubert, University of Notre Dame

Autumn Hanna, Taxpayers for Common Sense

Dr. Charles Harvey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Alex Kolker, geologist and climate scientist

Roishetta Ozane, The Vessel Project

Virginia Palacios, Commission Shift

Jane Patton, Center for International Environmental Law

David Schlissel, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

Donna Thomas, Fort Bend Environmental Organization

WHAT: National and local experts, as well as frontline leaders from Texas and Louisiana detailing risks of carbon capture to communities, land, water and taxpayers. Please see attached event agenda for more information.


9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 27


To join via livestream, please RSVP to

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