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Carbon Emissions Cost Higher Than Estimated
2012-09-18 11:10:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, claims that the U.S. Federal government is significantly underestimating the costs of carbon pollution because it is using a faulty analytical model. The researchers found that a more appropriate accounting of costs would pave the way to cleaner, more economically efficient sources of power generation. “This is a wake-up call for America to start...

Search for Better Carbon Capture Speeding Up
2012-08-21 09:03:23

Berkeley Lab Researchers Help Develop a Computer Model That Identifies the Best Molecular Candidates A computer model that can identify the best molecular candidates for removing carbon dioxide, molecular nitrogen and other greenhouse gases from power plant flues has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)´s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), the University of California (UC) Berkeley and the University of Minnesota. The model is the...

Removing Carbon Dioxide From Air Important In Warmer World
2012-07-25 14:13:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although their development and implementation can be costly, techniques to remove and store carbon dioxide from the atmosphere may become increasingly important as the planet potentially shifts into permanently warmer state, according to a paper about to be published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Economic and political costs often hamper the development of techniques that could potentially lower the...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'