Archive for August, 2011

First Large-Scale Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage Facility Under ConstructionWednesday, August 31st, 2011

Last week, ground was broken in Decatur, Il on construction of this country’s first large-scale industrial carbon capture and storage facility that aims to demonstrate that ...

Carbon capture and sequestration not forgottenTuesday, August 30th, 2011

Carbon capture and sequestration may have gotten a second wind now that the Obama administration is helping to finance new projects.

Lawrence Berkeley researching carbon sequestrationTuesday, August 30th, 2011

Researchers plan to test technology that could help reduce the cost of carbon sequestration projects by allowing them to run at least partially off site-generated electricity.

Scientists link Somalia famine to global warmingThursday, August 25th, 2011

As millions of people struggle to survive a famine in East Africa, it’s hard not to ask whether anyone saw this disaster coming. Chris Funk, one of the ...

Permafrost carbon could increase climate changeThursday, August 25th, 2011

Computer modeling conducted by Lawrence Berkelely National labs indicates that thawing permafrost could change high-latitude regions being a carbon sink, storing carbon dioxide, to a source of atmospheric CO2 ...

Newly discovered Icelandic ocean current challenges climate change ideasWednesday, August 24th, 2011

Scientists have recently confirmed the existence of a deep-flowing ocean circulation system off Iceland which could make the ocean respond differently to climate change than previously thought....

More GHG rules for proposed hospital in Santa RosaWednesday, August 24th, 2011

A list of additional environmental requirements has been added in order for Sutter Health to build its planned $284 million hospital north of Santa Rosa.

NASA comes out with the first complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica.Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

In a bid to track future sea-level increases from climate change, researchers at NASA have come out with the first complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow ...