Carbon

An aerial view of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. (U.S. Department of Energy)

The University of the South
Post-doctoral scientist Neil Williams and his team discover an entirely new chemical mechanism for CO2 sequestration using household humidifiers and hotdog cookers.
air pollution

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Northwestern University
The University of Michigan is investing millions to create technologies that capture carbon dioxide and turn it into products, though experts say some may not help reduce greenhouse gas permanently. Roxanne Liu and Minghe Hu report.
Tilling soil

Tilling loosens soil to enable roots to sprout more easily, however it also exposes pockets of 'uneaten' carbon to hungry microbes. (Allan Murray-Rust/Wikimedia)

Northwestern - Medill
From breaking down escaping methane from melting ice caps to storing carbon in non-tilled soils, microbes are already mitigating climate change. 
University of Florida
Ferns for Feed is a company which installs patent-pending aquaculture systems which have the ability to rapidly sequester carbon. By utilizing the aquatic fern azolla, aquaculture systems become more self sufficient as azolla is capable of purifying... Read More
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
The carbon cycle is key to understanding climate change, but most people don't even know what it is. Take a look at our infographic to learn how carbon affects our world on a macro scale.
Biogenic Reagents is a producer of high-performance carbon products made from renewable resources and produced with renewable energy.  Biogenic Reagents’ specialty products include activated carbons that are used to purify air, water, food and... Read More
Was that fuel created out of thin air? This week on Bloomberg West, we featured a company that says they've developed a way to take carbon in the air and turn it into fuel for cars!
energyNOW
Check out this new technology that has the potential to save our environment and solve our energy problems. An artificial leaf removes excess carbon from the air, and researchers can then use that carbon to make gasoline.
energyNOW
The same chemicals we use in shampoo and conditioner could capture CO2 from power plant smokestacks and help limit climate change.
The C40 Cities Climate Leadership group recently held its global Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event hosts mayors, city representatives and climate and sustainability experts from around the world and encourages the sharing of best-... Read More

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