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22/9/2014
The threat of climate change is driving China and the US - frequent rivals and the world's two largest greenhouse-gas emitters - to collaborate on dozens of potential clean-energy breakthroughs.In research laboratories on opposite sides ...   
23/8/2014
Carbon capture and storage can cut up to 90 percent of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. With more than a dozen false starts, the technology has yet to be demonstrated on a commercial scale. Two projects nearing completion could soon ...   
22/8/2014
Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ...   
14/8/2014
There are three main types of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology that could eventually help reduce emissions from power stations and other industrial sites: pre-combustion, post-combustion and ...   
12/8/2014
Scientists are frantically looking for new ways to combat global warming. And now a team has created a sponge that absorbs carbon dioxide, which many scientists say plays a key role in heating up our planet. They believe that ...   
11/8/2014
A sponge-like plastic that sops up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) might ease our transition away from polluting fossil fuels and toward new energy sources, such as hydrogen. The material -- a relative of the plastics used in food ...   
9/7/2014
The United States and China on Tuesday signed eight partnership pacts to cut greenhouse gases that will bring the world's two biggest carbon emitters closer together on climate policy, but fundamental differences between the two sides ...   
9/7/2014
The United States and China on Tuesday signed eight partnership pacts to cut greenhouse gases, bringing the world's two biggest carbon emitters closer together on climate policy. The deals, which involve companies and research bodies, ...   
20/5/2014
India's policymakers are fond of defining the country's energy security in terms of three As: availability, access and affordability. However, the three As appear at increasing risk in the face of four formidable barriers: energy subsidies, ...   
4/5/2014
Finding a way to corral and store carbon dioxide emissions, rather than vent those into the atmosphere, is considered among the most important strategies for limiting coal's contribution to climate change. Yet that technology is ...   
14/4/2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing Japan’s coal industry to expand sales at home and abroad, undermining hopes among environmentalists that he’d use the Fukushima nuclear accident to switch the nation to renewables. A new energy plan ...   
4/4/2014
Pushing the needle back on billowing carbon dioxide emissions may be necessary to avoid catastrophic warming. But for those who are squeamish about drastically engineering the climate by seeding algae blooms or spraying aerosols to form clouds, ...   
31/3/2014
In Juliette, Georgia, Southern Company operates a coal-fired power plant that is the single largest source of planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions in the United States. In Kemper County, Mississippi, the same company is pioneering a ...   
17/3/2014
Can Coal Ever Be Clean? | Photo, National Geographic
Coal provides 40 percent of the world's electricity. It produces 39 percent of global CO2 emissions. It kills thousands a year in mines, many more with polluted air. Environmentalists say that clean coal is a myth. Of course it is: Just ...   
14/2/2014
IF YOU thought shale gas was a nightmare, you ain't seen nothing yet. A subterranean world of previously ignored reserves is about to be opened up. These are the vast coal deposits that have proved unreachable by conventional mining, along with ...   
29/1/2014
While President Obama did not mention coal Tuesday night, it nevertheless played a central role in his State of the Union address. You could tell by the way he talked about climate change. "The debate is settled," he said. "Climate change is a ...   
13/1/2014
Politically contentious as ever, climate change is back in the headlines, as a brutal, deep and prolonged southward shift in the polar vortex has put much of the continental U.S. in a deep freeze. In stark contrast, people living in the Southern ...   
25/12/2013
In its latest Medium-Term Coal Market Report the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts a slowing of coal demand growth but no retreat in its global use. That won’t surprise energy realists, but the item I wasn’t expecting was the reference ...   
16/12/2013
Tougher Chinese policies aimed at reducing dependency on coal will help restrain global coal demand growth over the next five years, the International Energy Agency (www.iea.org) (IEA) says in its annual Medium-Term Coal Market Report ...   
23/11/2013
ION Engineering CEO Alfred Brown stands in the pilot machine his company has created to separate carbon dioxide from industrial emissions. (Erin Hull, The Denver Post)Related StoriesNov 24:Buildup of CO2 in atmosphere tied to use of fossil ...   
22/11/2013
While I was in Beijng last month to talk about online communication and climate change at a conference organized by Yale and Renmin University, I visited with Zou Ji, the deputy director of China’s National Center for Climate Change ...   
17/11/2013
A coal summit has opened in Warsaw, down the road from UN climate talks. Poland stands accused of thumbing its nose at efforts to cut emissions by encouraging use of the most carbon-intense fuel. The BBC's Matt McGrath examined whether the ...   
25/10/2013
One of the most eye-catching components of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPPC) latest report - besides the grave warnings of serious and escalating climate risks - was the decision to include a detailed carbon budget showing ...   
10/10/2013
The number of large-scale projects to capture and bury carbon dioxide has fallen to 65 from 75 over the past year, a worldwide survey has found, despite a consensus among scientists and engineers that the so-called carbon capture and ...   
30/9/2013
Plans to burn Britain's large reserves of coal to produce gas for power plants may wait for years because of concerns about climate change and a public perception that the technology is similar to fracking.Cluff Resources, one of the ...   

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