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An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Gulf of Alaska

BY Mark Thiesen, Associated Press A crew with the University of Alaska Fairbanks released a glider designed to dive 3,281 feet and roam remote parts of the ocean which collected an enormous amount of data to study ocean acidification. READ MORE

May 24, 2022

Reanalyzing Seaweed Ecosystems’ Role as Carbon Sinks

BY Clare WatsonLush beds of seaweed sustain coastal food webs, cycle essential nutrients, clarify water, foster fisheries, and shelter sea life. But in recent years, it is seaweed’s ability to soak up carbon dioxide and reduce emissions that has nabbed headlines. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

Low-Cost Battery-Like Device Absorbs CO2 Emissions While Charging

BY Israel Temprano and Grace Mapstone, University of Cambridge Researchers have developed a low-cost device that can selectively capture carbon dioxide gas while it charges. Then, when it discharges, the CO2 can be released in a controlled way and collected to be reused or disposed of responsibly. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

Skor, Becker, Rastetter to Headline 2022 FEW in Minneapolis

BY BBI International Growth Energy's Emily Skor, Green Plains' Todd Becker and Summit Agricultural Group's Bruce Rastetter will deliver keynote addresses at the 2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place, June 13-15, 2022, in Minneapolis. READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Using Bacteria to Accelerate CO2 Capture in Oceans

BY Julie Chao, Berkeley Lab A scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has proposed a scheme for direct ocean capture. Removing CO2 from the oceans will enable them to continue to do their job of absorbing excess CO2 from the atmosphere. READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Carbon Chemistry Lab of the Future Receives Millions to Develop

BY University of Liverpool The University’s Materials Innovation Factory has been awarded £1.3 million funding from Research England to develop the Low Carbon Chemistry Lab of the Future to make its research more environmentally sustainable and help address the net zero target READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Research Converts CO2 to Formic Acid Using an Iron-Based Compound

BY Tokyo Institute of Technology Photoreduction of CO2 into transportable fuel like formic acid is a great way of dealing with CO2's rising levels in the atmosphere. To aid in this mission, a research team from Tokyo Tech developed a catalyst that can convert CO2 into formic acid. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

Land-Building Marsh Plants are Champions of Carbon Capture

BY Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment A new study shows that it is not too late to reverse the losses of saltwater and freshwater wetlands caused by marsh draining and logging. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

New Survey Shows Nebraskans Belief that Ethanol is Critical

BY Summit Carbon Solutions A broad, bipartisan majority of Nebraskans support the ethanol industry and believe it is critical to the future of agriculture, the health of the state’s economy, and improving environmental outcomes, according to a new survey. READ MORE