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Soil pore structure is key to carbon storage

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190726104519.htmScientists have recently discovered a new mechanism determining how carbon is stored in soils that could improve the climate resilience of cropping systems and also reduce their carbon footprints. Original Title: Soil pore structure is […]

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Solar energy becomes biofuel without solar cells

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190726094651.htmSoon we will be able to replace fossil fuels with a carbon-neutral product created from solar energy, carbon dioxide and water. Researchers have successfully produced microorganisms that can efficiently produce the alcohol butanol using carbon […]

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Next-gen membranes for carbon capture

https://phys.org/news/2019-07-next-gen-membranes-carbon-capture.htmlCO2 produced from burning fossil fuels is still mostly released into the atmosphere, adding to the burden of global warming. One way to cut CO2 levels is through carbon capture, a chemical technique that removes […]

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Carbon tax shows new signs of life in Congress

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/454819-carbon-tax-shows-new-signs-of-life-in-congressMembers of Congress on both sides of the aisle are introducing competing bills that aim to put a tax on carbon.The push to regulate greenhouse gas emissions come as both Democrats and Republicans face pressure […]

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Coal power in Europe has had its biggest ever decline

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2211255-coal-power-in-europe-has-had-its-biggest-ever-decline/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=homeElectricity generation from coal power stations across Europe fell by nearly a fifth in the first half of 2019, driven by high carbon prices and low gas prices Original Title: Coal power in Europe has […]