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    Climate Friendly? Congress Passes Carbon Capture and Storage Tax Breaks

    Climate Friendly? Congress Passes Carbon Capture and Storage Tax Breaks

    Nestled inside the U.S. budget lawmakers passed Friday morning were tax breaks for an array of energy sources, including some struggling and controversial projects and technologies. A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers, including several Democrats from coal-producing states, pushed through extended tax breaks for carbon capture and storage technologies (CCS) in the new bill, expanding a […]

    15 Most Surprising Trends for 2017

    15 Most Surprising Trends for 2017

    By Mary Hoff What should we be thinking about when we think about the future of biodiversity, conservation and the environment? An international team of experts in horizon scanning, science communication and conservation recently asked that question as participants in the eighth annual Horizon Scan of Emerging Issues for Global Conservation and Biological Diversity. The […]

    Carbon Capture Breakthrough in India Converts CO2 Into Baking Powder

    Carbon Capture Breakthrough in India Converts CO2 Into Baking Powder

    Carbon captured in a new process from a coal-fired power plant in Chennai, India will be used by chemicals manufacturer Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals & Fertilizers (TACFL) to produce soda ash. Tuticorin power plant in India will convert carbon emissions to soda ash.Roger Harrabin / The Guardian The process was developed by London-based Carbon Clean Solutions […]

    ‘Trees on Steroids’: Issam Dairanieh on Turning CO2 Into Products

    ‘Trees on Steroids’: Issam Dairanieh on Turning CO2 Into Products

    By Sophie Yeo How do you reduce CO2 emissions? The Global CO2 Initiative is pushing a unique approach: turn them into useful products, then sell them. Based in San Francisco, the company has the ambitious aim to capture 10 percent of global CO2 emissions through carbon capture and usage. While this method is still in […]

    ‘Three Amigos’ Vow to Get Half Their Electricity From Clean Power by 2025

    ‘Three Amigos’ Vow to Get Half Their Electricity From Clean Power by 2025

    President Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau and Mexican President Nieto are expected to announce a joint plan to generate half the three nations’ electricity from clean power by 2025 at tomorrow’s North American Leaders Summit. The plan encompasses not only renewables, but also nuclear power and carbon capture and storage operations. President Obama, Canadian Prime […]