carbon capture

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 Lacknerā€™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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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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