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Paper by LCSE’s Dahlgren and Lackner selected for grant

by |February 25th, 2014

The paper “Small Modular Infrastructure” written by LCSE’s PhD Student Eric Dahlgren and Director Klaus Lackner, along with Garrett van Ryzin and Caner Göçmen from the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, and published in the Engineering Economist in November 2013 was recently selected for the Eugene L. Grant award. The Grant award is given… read more

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Lackner article to be published in CCS book

by |December 20th, 2013

Klaus Lackner’s article “Capturing Carbon Dioxide From Air,” has recently been selected to be in a book titled Carbon Capture and Storage: CO2 Management Technologies, edited by Amitava Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D., and to be published by Apple Academic Press and distributed by CRC Books, a division of Taylor and Francis. This article is from the first… read more

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Does Air Capture Constitute a Viable Backstop against a Bad CO2 Trip?

by |December 11th, 2013

A new article in Elementa by Newberry Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Scientist Wallace Broecker highlights Lackner’s Air Capture research and the need to narrow its wide range of cost estimates. The full article can be found here.

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400 PPM: Can Artificial Trees Help Pull CO2 from the Air?

by |July 23rd, 2013

A new article in Scientific American about Professor Lackner’s carbon capture tree has recently been written by David Biello. In the article, Biello sees up-close how the artificial tree works. The full article can be found here.

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‘Artificial Trees’ as a Carbon Capture Alternative to Geoengineering

by |February 15th, 2013

A new article about Professor Lackner’s carbon capture research has just been published by Richard Schiffman in the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media. The full article can be found here.

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Lenfest Center Helps Launch new Research Coordination Network focused on Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage

by |February 14th, 2013

On Thursday, February 14th, Professor Alissa Park kicked off the new National Science Foundation – Research Coordination Network (RCN) themed around Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS). This 4 year award is designed to seed transformative research collaborations in CCUS that cross the boundaries of the natural sciences, engineering, and the social and economic sciences…. read more

Carbon capture and greenhouses: A perfect match?

by |February 1st, 2013

In the video posted earlier, Prof. Lackner mentioned that captured carbon dioxide might be perfect for greenhouses. Don’t believe him? Take a look at the graph below showing how the material he has developed, once loaded with carbon dioxide, is able to release that carbon dioxide once it is exposed to a moist environment. (Click… read more

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New carbon capture video featuring Prof. Lackner and Allen Wright

by |February 1st, 2013

Last week’s cold spell may not have been good weather for picnics, but it was perfect weather for capturing carbon dioxide! Professor Klaus Lackner and Allen Wright took advantage of the ideal conditions by making a short video which demonstrates the carbon capture technology they’ve developed: a material that pulls carbon dioxide right out of… read more

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Professor Lackner’s research receives new publicity

by |February 1st, 2013

Journalist Richard Schiffman has just published two articles about Professor Klaus Lackner’s carbon capture research, and both pieces are expected to appear in more venues during the coming weeks. The full articles can currently be found at the following news outlets: The National Post: The Benefits of Carbon Capture and Storage The Earth Island Journal:… read more

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New LCSE Website Launched

by |January 8th, 2013

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new website! Please feel free to click around and explore our newly renovated home.

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