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Air is blown up into a tower and meets a mist of a sodium hydroxide solution. The carbon dioxide in the air is absorbed by reaction with some of the sodium hydroxide to form sodium carbonate. Whilst there are advances in CO2 capture technology,... Read More
Biochar is a carbon sequestration process that is buried in the soil and slowly releases carbon in to the environment. The United States has an immense amount of soil that could hold enough Biochar to offset the pollution from every single... Read More
Thermoceramix was one of eight finalists in Saint-Gobain's NOVA Competition at the Green Build Expo in San Francisco. On November 15, the eight finalists pitched their products to Saint-Gobain for a chance at a $50,000 grand prize.
Deutsche Welle
Calcutta, Shanghai, London - Low-lying cities will get into trouble if sea levels continue to rise. Ice masses at the poles melting due to global warming are a major reason. But not all ice on the planet is the same. Global Ideas Climate Expert... Read More
There is a critical need for new energy-efficient solutions to separate oil-water mixtures, especially those stabilized by surfactants as both the production of oil and oil-transport engender a severe environmental risk in sensitive ecosystems. In... Read More
Dr. Subra Suresh gave his insights on science education and research in a NSF presentation at GW. He took a minute to talk to us about how NSF is moving the planet forward.
U-233 Ignited PACER Fusion Practical fusion to fully power the planet longer than the earth has existed or the sun will burn
KMD Architects/Sprout Collective
What if every child had access to a sheltered, inspiring learning space? What if this learning space didn't harm the site on which it sits and could sustain itself by only the sunlight and water that fell on its roof. What if the space also educated... Read More
The National Water System would produce infrastructure and operate services to enable universal irrigation. This would enable conversion of vast underused land area into productive farms. It would also end the effects of drought and flood. The... Read More
Minnesota 2020
In more ways than one, Minnesota is leading the way to the new energy economy. Innovative technology is driving down the cost of photovoltaic systems and driving up the energy generation efficiency. Energy leaders and policy makers recently toured... Read More

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