Mon, May 21, 2018

FUTURE Act promises accelerated CCUS deployment

UNLEASHING CCUS THROUGH tax credits is a smart move not only for the climate but also for jobs and the economy. Workers will be needed to build the carbon capture equipment and machinery, install it and maintain it. Those kinds of jobs are highly-skilled, blue-collar positions — the kind that pay good wages and support middle class families.

How Oman’s Rocks Could Help Save the Planet

The rocks here in Oman are special, this scientist says. They remove planet-warming carbon dioxide from the air and turn it to stone. In theory, these rocks could store hundreds of years of human emissions of CO2. Storing even a fraction of that would not be easy. But it’s not impossible.

Reimagine CO2

INSPIRING THE BRIGHTEST MINDS AROUND THE WORLD TO HELP SOLVE CLIMATE CHANGE.

A $20 Million global competition to develop breakthrough technologies that will convert CO₂ emissions from power plants and industrial facilities into valuable products like building materials, alternative fuels and other items that we use every day. Teams will be scored on how much CO₂ they convert and the net value of their products.

Majority of US voters support upgrading coal fleet

A majority of US voters – 55% – believe the US government should take action to upgrade the ageing coal and nuclear fleet, according to a poll conducted by Morning Consult for the National Mining Association (NMA).

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