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Researchers Say We Could Pump CO2 Into Ocean Rocks: Pros and Cons

August 17, 2019

There’s an ongoing push from scientists and industries alike to figure out how to reduce CO2 emissions, or at…
Repurposing old oil rigs to pump CO2 into rocks would actually be cheaper than decommissioning them

August 10, 2019

Carbon dioxide is a potent greenhouse gas and we are emitting it by a boat load. Of course,…
Using ionic liquid capsules to capture carbon dioxide from air

August 9, 2019

If humans are going to successfully make longer-distance space trips, it will depend on discovering and engineering new…
Clearing up the “dark side” of artificial leaves

August 1, 2019

While artificial leaves hold promise as a way to take carbon dioxide — a potent greenhouse gas —…
Soft drink science for carbon capture

July 5, 2019

Oak Ridge National Laboratory has teamed with Cornell College and the University of Tennessee to study ways to…
UB team awarded $1.8 million to develop carbon capture technology

June 13, 2019

Imagine if you could capture large amounts of carbon dioxide before it left the smokestacks of coal-fired power…
Renewables are a better investment than carbon capture for tackling climate change

April 12, 2019

Solar panels and wind turbines coupled with energy storage offer a better hope for tackling climate change than…
Scientists are modelling technologies for capturing CO2 right at the source

March 2, 2019

CO2 is a significant contributor to global warming. It is extremely damaging to our climate and us. However,…
Neutrons — Capturing carbon in mid air

February 19, 2019

Researchers used neutron scattering at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source to investigate the effectiveness of a…
Geological faults are not an obstacle for safe CO2 capture and storage under ground

January 25, 2019

CO2 emissions are causing quite a bit of headache to scientists. On one hand, we have to reduce…
Sewers could help clean the atmosphere

January 18, 2019

Sewage treatment — an unglamorous backbone of urban living — could offer a cost-effective way to combat climate…
Carbon powder could be used to capture CO2 from factories even before it is released

December 28, 2018

The world is still trying to make a difference in its CO2 pollution. Thi greenhouse gas is making…
Scientists identify new minerals for carbon capture and storage

December 14, 2018

A new group of minerals were found to capture and store carbon, according to new University of Alberta…
Funded by new tax credits, U.S. carbon-capture network could double global CO2 headed underground

September 26, 2018

The authors propose in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences a pipeline network that would transfer carbon dioxide…
Chemists demonstrate sustainable approach to carbon dioxide capture from air

September 22, 2018

Chemists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a practical, energy-efficient method of capturing carbon dioxide…
‘Carbon negative, dollar positive’: Initiative aspires to turn greenhouse gas into profitable products

August 17, 2018

Removing carbon dioxide from the air and turning it into useful products is the long-term goal of a…
Scientists proved that carbon capturing technology can be safe for thousands of years

June 28, 2018

We are emitting too much CO2. It is not good for the environment, it contributes to climate change,…
“These could revolutionize the world” — Pint cracks code to cheap, small carbon nanotubes

May 29, 2018

Imagine a box you plug into the wall that cleans your toxic air and pays you cash. That’s…
Stanford researchers find carbon capture a financial opportunity for U.S. biofuels

April 27, 2018

Although considered critical to avoiding catastrophic global warming, the feasibility of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and…
LLNL maps out deployment of carbon capture and sequestration for ethanol production

April 25, 2018

To better understand the near-term commercial potential for capturing and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), researchers from Lawrence…
Biologically inspired membrane purges coal-fired smoke of greenhouse gases

April 12, 2018

A biologically inspired membrane intended to cleanse carbon dioxide almost completely from the smoke of coal-fired power plants…
Reimagining CO2: UCLA team advances to Carbon XPRIZE finals

April 9, 2018

Working to upend one of the most stalwart of construction materials, a team of UCLA engineers, scientists and…
A dab of water aids carbon capture

December 12, 2017

Rice University scientists have found a way to make their asphalt-based sorbents better at capturing carbon dioxide from…
Petra Nova is one of two carbon capture and sequestration power plants in the world

November 7, 2017

The Petra Nova facility, a coal-fired power plant located near Houston, Texas, is one of only two operating…
Scientists Fine-Tune System to Create ‘Syngas’ from CO2

September 6, 2017

Scientists have developed a new recipe for creating synthesis gas mixtures, or syngas, that involves adding a pinch…
Freeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxide

August 17, 2017

Rice University materials scientists have created a light foam from two-dimensional sheets of hexagonal-boron nitride (h-BN) that absorbs…
Next-gen solvents capture carbon with half the energy

June 20, 2017

U.S. energy production could increase with the help of an improved carbon capture technology that use about half…
Everglades mangroves’ carbon storage capacity worth billions

November 16, 2016

When it comes to storing carbon, scientists have put a price tag on the value of mangroves in…
Map helps maximize carbon-capture material

August 23, 2016

A careful balance of the ingredients in carbon-capture materials would maximize the sequestration of greenhouse gases while simplifying…
CO2 capturing can be achieved using waste-derived materials

August 7, 2016

More and more scientists are getting involved in projects, seeking to perfect the technology of capturing carbon dioxide.…
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