This new Australian technology could prevent CO2 fumes from entering the atmosphere

This new Australian technology could prevent CO2 fumes from entering the atmosphere

A new technology has been developed by researchers at RMIT University that converts CO2 into solid carbon, effectively preventing CO2 vapors from entering the atmosphere. First, a quick debrief. CO2 is one of the most harmful fumes for the Earth. It does this through the greenhouse effect – CO2 vapors travel through the atmosphere from … Read more

Exxon commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Exxon commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

The Exxon Mobil Corporation logo is displayed on a monitor above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, December 30, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register An American oil company promises carbon neutrality of its emissions Sets a goal for chemical operations upstream, downstream … Read more

How direct air capture removes CO2 from the air

How direct air capture removes CO2 from the air

Two centuries of burning fossil fuels have released more carbon dioxide, a potent greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere than nature can remove. As this CO2 accumulates, it traps excess heat near the Earth’s surface, causing global warming. There is so much CO2 in the atmosphere now that most scenarios show that ending emissions alone will … Read more

China launches campaign to close greenhouse gas monitoring gaps

China launches campaign to close greenhouse gas monitoring gaps

A surveillance camera is seen near a coal-fired power plant in Shanghai, China October 14, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Jan 19 (Reuters) – China will require major industrial sectors and regions to take action to measure greenhouse gas emissions under a new initiative to improve data … Read more

Renewables: Going Green: How India Can Gradually Switch to Renewables

Renewables: Going Green: How India Can Gradually Switch to Renewables

Unprecedented shifts in the climate regime due to human-induced climate change have become a priority for policy makers and businesses around the world. Staying below 1.5°C has become the #1 goal for everyone on this planet. Driven by these factors, the manufacturing world is also undergoing a significant change. Typically, heavy industry (cement, steel, chemicals … Read more

EU ‘green claims’ bill too focused on CO2 impact, critics say – EURACTIV.com

EU 'green claims' bill too focused on CO2 impact, critics say - EURACTIV.com

The upcoming EU labeling law to help consumers choose green products has been criticized for providing an incomplete picture of environmental impact by focusing too much on carbon emissions and ignoring other factors such as recyclability and toxicity. The ‘Substantiate Green Claims’ initiative, due to be released in March, will require companies to prove their … Read more

Alberta prioritizing oil sands carbon storage hub, energy minister says

Alberta prioritizing oil sands carbon storage hub, energy minister says

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 14 (Reuters) – The government of Alberta, Canada’s main oil-producing province, plans to move “very, very quickly” on its next carbon sequestration center in the Cold Lake region. which will serve oil sands producers, Energy Minister Sonya Savage told Reuters. Alberta is currently accepting requests for proposals to operate an underground carbon … Read more

Indonesia’s 2019 wildfire destruction far worse than official estimate – study

Indonesia's 2019 wildfire destruction far worse than official estimate - study

A motorcyclist rides on a road through land destroyed by forest fires near Banjarmasin in South Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 29, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Earth scorched in 2019, fires were recorded almost twice officially – study Study shows deforestation rate slows in 2017-2020 Indonesia says it … Read more