Carbon Storing: CCUS Methods

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Every year, the world emits over 36 billion metric tonnes of carbon dioxide into the air. As carbon dioxide traps heat in the atmosphere, it causes global temperatures to rise, leading to climate change. So, what if factories stopped contributing to global warming by capturing and storing carbon beforehand? That is the question many scientists, researchers […]

Elon Musk to Award USD $100 Million in a Carbon Capture Competition

Elon Musk to Award USD $100 Million in a Carbon Capture Competition

Using technology to solve environmental issues epitomises billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. By developing electric vehicles, battery products and solar energy products, the world’s richest man has helped accelerate the transition to sustainable energy. He intends to use half of his USD $168.6 billion fortune “to help problems on Earth and half to help establish a […]

5 Examples of the Best Carbon Capture Technology

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As concern about climate change has risen up the public agenda, discussion about possible solutions to climate change, such as carbon capture technology, has also increased. In 2018, the global Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said that “the potential of CO2 capture and storage is considerable”. But it also added that its success depends […]

Publicly Traded Carbon Capture Companies: Which Companies Are About to Become Huge In 2021?

Publicly Traded Carbon Capture Companies

Carbon capture and storage could become a USD $1 trillion energy investment opportunity, according to Bank of America. As the world begins to grapple with climate change, investment into CCUS technologies has shot up. But, which notable publicly traded carbon capture companies are capitalising on this trend? Can start-up companies compete in this growing market? […]

Carbon Sequestration Technologies: CCUS Methods

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In January 2021, Elon Musk tweeted that he would donate USD $100 million towards a prize for the best carbon sequestration technology. The announcement by Tesla’s co-founder made headlines around the world. Furthermore, it also illustrated a growing interest in carbon capture and sequestration. This is the process of removing carbon dioxide from the air […]

Post-Combustion Carbon Capture: How Does It Work?

Post Combustion Carbon Capture: How Does It Work?

Post-combustion carbon capture is a theoretical solution to climate change. The anthropogenic release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere causes climate change. These gases prevent heat from escaping and cause the planet’s temperature to increase. Carbon dioxide (CO2), produced when fossil fuels are burned or deforestation occurs, is a major driver of global warming. Carbon capture […]

Carbon Capture and Storage: Advantages & Disadvantages

Carbon Capture and Storage: Advantages & Disadvantages

Global warming must not exceed 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Central to this is the curtailing of greenhouse gas emissions, namely carbon dioxide (CO2). Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been identified by the IPCC and the fossil fuel industry as one potential solution to this issue. But, is it realistic? Let’s find out by comparing the […]

Carbon and Agriculture: A Critical Duo

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Carbon and agriculture All regions of Europe are vulnerable to climate change, but some regions will be more affected than others. The Southern Hemisphere is predicted to be especially affected by climate change, as this is where the most negative impacts are expected. The region is already experiencing a sharp increase in heat extremes and […]

Subsidies for CO2 Capture Are Wasted Money

Subsidies for CO2 capture

Governments are currently promoting the development of industrial-chemical subsidies for CO2 capture on the premise that this will allow us to continue burning fossil fuels without harming the climate. But, the two most commonly used methods, which taxpayers finance, emit more CO2 into the air than they remove. Carbon capture and storage Carbon capture and […]

How does artificial carbon sequestration work?

artificial carbon sequestration

Artificial is a term that we typically take to mean fake. So why is it being used to prefix a vital process? And how does artificial carbon sequestration work? Indeed, artificial carbon sequestration is a phrase being tossed around all the more frequently these days, be it on the evening news or within classrooms. It […]