carbon sequestration

Talking Direct Air Capture of Atmospheric CO2 with Peter Fiekowsky

Peter Fiekowsky joined Earth911’s Sustainability In Your Ear podcast recently …

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Odds Are Better For Winning The Lottery Than Being Poisoned By A Leaking Carbon Capture Project

Of all the potential problems with carbon capture and storage projects (financial viability, scaling them to the level necessary to actually capture enough our prodigious carbon emissions to make a difference, being just two), a new study says that l…

More Proof That Wood Is The Greenest Building Material

Stair at Art Gallery of Ontario by Frank Gehry; Image credit Wood Works Ontario

Tim Wall at Discovery News adds another “R” to our growing list (we are up to ten): Reconsider our choices of building materials. He points us to a new study published in…

Pulling CO2 From Atmosphere Technically Possible But Unfeasibly, Wildly Expensive

Another viewpoint on how scrubbing CO2 from the atmosphere–as opposed to at the point of generation at power plants or (better yet) reducing emissions in the first place–is a hugely expensive undertaking: A new study by the American Physical Societ…

Waste Heat Powers Novel Carbon Capture Scheme

The IEA just said we’ll need 3000 carbon capture and storage projects by 2050 if we’re too reduce greenhouse gas emissions enough to avert potentially catastrophic global warming. Considering that there are just five currently operating and 75 in pla…

Scrap Subsidies For Fossil Fuels & Support Renewables, CCS to Cut Emissions: IEA

photos (L-R): John Norton/Creative Commons;dtsomp/Creative Commons

The latest report from the International Energy Agency on renewable energy is out and in many ways it’s a hard splash of cold water across the face. Among many things, the