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.
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A company has developed a cheaper way to capture carbon emissions and convert them to bioplastic — which could help us reduce our dependence on oil and fossil fuels.
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Coal power may be hit by new regulations from the Obama administration, but the export industry is still going strong.
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.
The same chemicals we use in shampoo and conditioner could capture CO2 from power plant smokestacks and help limit climate change.
Sarah Forbes, a World Resources Institute Senior Associate, discusses what Carbon, Capture, and Storage (CCS) is. She explains the technology, process, and challenges to using CCS.