Research

June 02, 2022

Record-setting Number of Biofuel Producers Set to Attend 2022 FEW

BY BBI International Produced by BBI International, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) is on pace to be the largest biofuels conference since 2009. The event takes place June 13-15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. READ MORE

May 25, 2022

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

May 05, 2022

CO2 Reduction Potential of the Chemical Industry through CCUS

BY Renewable Carbon Initiative Renewable Carbon Initiative, CO2 Value Europe, and Nova-Institute publish a study showing the CO2 reduction potential of the chemical industry through CCU. READ MORE

May 03, 2022

In Depth: Transforming Residues into Solutions

BY Bernardo del Campo, Matthew Kieffer, Melany Estrella, Lissette Cordova, Diego Guevara Carbon Sequestration with Biochar: A Business Opportunity for Biomass Producers READ MORE

May 03, 2022

Opinion: Navigating a Developing Industry

BY Danielle Piekarski

April 28, 2022

Research Shows Rock Dust Could Absorb up to 45% of CO2

BY University of Sheffield Adding rock dust to UK agricultural soils could absorb up to 45 per cent of the atmospheric carbon dioxide needed to reach net zero, according to a major new study led by scientists at the University of Sheffield. READ MORE

April 27, 2022

New Survey Shows South Dakotan's Belief that Ethanol is Critical

BY Summit Carbon Solutions A broad, bipartisan majority of South Dakotans 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

April 27, 2022

Texas A&M Researchers Aim to Accurately Monitor Subsurface CCS

BY Nancy Luedke, Texas A&M University College of Engineering Texas A&M University researchers proved that unsupervised machine-learning methods could analyze the sensor-gathered data from a geological carbon-storage site and rapidly depict the underground CO2 plume locations and movements over time. READ MORE

April 26, 2022

Carbon Capture Capacity to Surge More Than 10 times by 2030

BY Rystad Energy As the energy transition quickens, global carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) projects are on track to pull more than 550 million tonnes of CO2 out of the atmosphere every year by 2030, Rystad Energy research shows. READ MORE

April 25, 2022

Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture Nets Support From Boeing

BY Yale University Boeing announced a $10 million contribution to Yale University in support of it ambitious efforts in the field of natural carbon sequestration. READ MORE

April 25, 2022

Illinois Tech Researchers Awarded Grant for CO2 Conversion

BY Illinois Institute of Technology A team of Illinois Institute of Technology researchers received a grant from ARPA-E to scale up an innovative process of carbon capture and conversion directly from exhaust gas sources such as power plants and industrial sites. READ MORE

April 20, 2022

Using Old Chemistry to Capture Carbon Directly From Air

BY Berkeley Lab Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are working on new approaches to achieve direct air capture of carbon dioxide. READ MORE

April 18, 2022

ORNL Study the Role of Manganese in Soil Carbon & Climate Change

BY Elizabeth Herdon, Fernanda Santos, Kristen Butler Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists are studying manganese, a metal micronutrient involved in plant growth and function, and the effect it has on the carbon cycle. READ MORE

April 14, 2022

CCM Announces National Carbon Capture Conference Dates

BY Carbon Capture Magazine Produced by Carbon Capture Magazine, the National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo will provide attendees with insight across the industry. The event will take place November 8-9, 2022 in Des Moines, Iowa. Abstracts can be submitted now through July. READ MORE

April 14, 2022

New Survey Shows Many Iowans View Ethanol as a Critical Resource

BY Summit Carbon Solutions A new survey of registered voters in 29 Iowa counties showed major support of the ethanol industry and its influence on the future of agriculture, the health of the state’s economy, and improving environmental outcomes. READ MORE

April 13, 2022

Engineers to Develop Efficient Alternative to Current CCS Tech

BY University of Nottingham The University of Nottingham is leading an international consortium aiming to accelerate the development of carbon capture and storage. The consortium is made up of international partners and aims to demonstrate that basic PEI in SALT. READ MORE

April 12, 2022

U.S. DOE Announces Carbon Negative Shot Summit

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. DOE Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management announced the Carbon Negative Shot Summit. This virtual event will be held July 20 and 21 and is an all-hands-on-deck call for innovative ways to reduce CO2 emissions. READ MORE

April 05, 2022

Treated Plastic Waste Good at Grabbing Carbon Dioxide

BY Rice University A Rice University lab is turning hard-to-process trash into carbon-capture master. READ MORE

April 04, 2022

Quantinuum Releases Paper Modeling CCS with Quantum Computing

BY Quantinuum Quantinuum's quantum chemistry team, in collaboration with TotalEnergies, has presented a new preprint paper detailing a potential use of quantum computers in mitigating climate change. READ MORE

April 04, 2022

NASA Science Enables Detection of Reduced Human CO2 Emissions

BY Jessica Merzdorf Evans, NASA For the first time, researchers have spotted short-term, regional fluctuations in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) across the globe due to emissions from human activities. READ MORE

March 28, 2022

Monolith to Present at Appalachian Hydrogen Conference

BY Appalachian Hydrogen & Carbon Capture Conference The Appalachian Hydrogen & Carbon Capture Conference recently added Anna Wishart, Monolith's Director of Government Affairs & External Relations, to event agenda. The conference will be held April 21, 2022 in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. READ MORE

March 28, 2022

UCI Researchers Sample Permafrost CO2 Emissions in Fall & Winter

BY University of California, Irvine In new research published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, a team led by scientists at the University of California, Irvine report for the first-time direct measurements of the gases emitted from permafrost during fall and winter. READ MORE