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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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Klaus Lackner quoted in the New York Times

by |January 7th, 2013

A recent New York Times article on air capture technology featured a quote from LCSE’s Professor Klaus Lackner. The full article can be found here.

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Christoph Meinrenken’s research makes Bloomberg Top 10 list

by |January 7th, 2013

Associate Research Scientist Christoph Meinrenken’s recent carbon footprinting research has been selected by Bloomberg’s Andrew Winston as one of the Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012. Read more about it here!

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LCSE on WQXR’s the Green Room

by |September 25th, 2012

Professor Klaus Lackner spoke at WCXR’s The Green Space about CO2 emissions and ignorance in the scientific field. He was joined by Professor Firestein, the chairman of biology at Columbia University and the author of Ignorance: How It Drives Science, and a group of Columbia scientists from many fields to discuss their research. Watch a… read more

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