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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…
These nano-bugs eat CO2 and make eco-friendly fuel

June 12, 2019

By using light-activated quantum dots to fire particular enzymes within microbial cells, the researchers were able to create…
Fossil gas is as bad for the climate as diesel, petrol and marine fuel – report

October 24, 2018

Using natural gas for transport is as bad for the climate as using petrol, diesel or conventional marine…
Radically cleaner air travel possible but governments need to act now

October 22, 2018

Aviation is responsible for 5% of global warming and its rapid growth puts it on track to consume…
Species-Rich Forests Store Twice as much Carbon as Monocultures

October 5, 2018

Species-rich subtropical forests can take up on average twice as much carbon as monocultures. An international research team…
Concrete jungle functions as carbon sink, researchers find

November 22, 2016

Cement manufacturing is among the most carbon-intensive industrial processes, but an international team of researchers has found that…
Blowing bubbles to catch carbon dioxide

September 5, 2016

Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico (UNM) have created a powerful new way to capture…
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.…
New way of recycling carbon dioxide developed

August 4, 2016

We all know that recycling is good for the environment – we dispose our plastic bottles to proper…
Scientists find a cost-effective way to monitor CO2 storage

July 16, 2016

In the light of climate change concerns scientists are trying to figure ways of capturing carbon dioxide, so…
Mineralization of CO2 may take as little as two years

June 11, 2016

It is important to lower carbon dioxide emissions, as nowadays most of us know. Humanity is trying to…
Filtering the carbon from coal

September 4, 2015

Despite gains by natural gas, wind and solar, coal remains the top electricity producer in the United States.…
New material captures and converts carbon into useful chemicals

September 1, 2015

UC Berkeley chemists have taken a promising new material that captures and stores carbon dioxide and altered it to convert the…
Soaking Up Carbon Dioxide and Turning it into Valuable Products

August 29, 2015

A molecular system that holds great promise for the capture and storage of carbon dioxide has been modified…
‘Diamonds from the sky’ approach turns CO2 into valuable products

August 20, 2015

Finding a technology to shift carbon dioxide (CO2), the most abundant anthropogenic greenhouse gas, from a climate change…
Copper clusters capture and convert carbon dioxide to make fuel

August 10, 2015

Capture and convert—this is the motto of carbon dioxide reduction, a process that stops the greenhouse gas before…
Genetic Maps Help Conservation Managers Maintain Healthy Bears

May 22, 2015

Last year, researchers at the University of Missouri published a study on genetic diversity in American black bears…
Study backs seaweed’s carbon capturing potential

May 20, 2015

There are great hopes for the potential of coastal plants and seaweeds to store carbon and help counter…
Farmland management changes can boost carbon sequestration rates

May 12, 2015

Well-maintained pastures prevent erosion, protect water and, as it turns out, can restore the soil’s organic matter much…
A Better Way of Scrubbing CO2

March 18, 2015

A means by which the removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants might one day be…
Update: New carbon-capture technology captures carbon at half the energy cost

March 13, 2015

Scientists from the University of California in Berkeley claim to have made a leap forward in carbon-capture technology.…
New material captures carbon at half the energy cost

March 12, 2015

UC Berkeley chemists have made a major leap forward in carbon-capture technology with a material that can efficiently…
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions with a more effective carbon capture method

March 6, 2015

Trapping carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants and various industries could play a significant role in reducing…
Preventing greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere

February 6, 2015

A novel class of materials that enable a safer, cheaper, and more energy-efficient process for removing greenhouse gas…
Microcapsules capture carbon safely

February 6, 2015

Using the same baking soda found in most grocery stores, Lawrence Livermore scientists, along with colleagues from Harvard…
Study finds a natural impediment to the long-term sequestration of carbon dioxide

January 21, 2015

Carbon sequestration promises to address greenhouse-gas emissions by capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and injecting it deep…
Petra Nova Project Breaks Ground on World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Project

September 8, 2014

A coal-fired power plant in Texas is on its way to capturing 1.4 million tons of CO2 that previously…
Calcium carbonate: Birth of a mineral

September 5, 2014

One of the most important molecules on earth, calcium carbonate crystallizes into chalk, shells and minerals the world…
Perú’s Carbon Quantified: Economic and Conservation Boon

July 31, 2014

Yesterday scientists unveiled the first high-resolution map of the carbon stocks stored on land throughout the entire country of…
Are Ants the Answer to CO2 Sequestration?

July 17, 2014

A 25-year-long study published in GEOLOGY on 14 July provides the first quantitative measurement of in situ calcium-magnesium…
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