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2012-12-17 16:22:49

Leading gas absorption technology company confirms exclusivity with CO(2) Solutions for enzyme-based carbon capture TSXV: CST Outstanding shares: 79,187,836 QUEBEC CITY, QC, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solutions Inc. (TSX-V:CST), an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced it has extended its Consulting and Technology Transfer Agreement with Procede Group B.V. ("Procede") for the continued development of CO(2) Solutions'...

2012-12-03 12:20:28

115 industry leaders sign letter to President Obama ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four industry leaders participated in a panel discussion today at the National Press Club on the impacts of sequestration budget cuts on America's economy and national security. The panel also drew attention to a letter from aerospace and defense industry CEOs voicing support for current talks and urging President Obama to continue negotiations with Congress on immediate,...

2012-11-20 13:42:30

VTT specialists have assessed Finland's chances of achieving the 80% greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. The EU's goal for 2050 is to reduce emissions by at least 80% from the level of 1990. The goal is a tough one for Finland, but possible to achieve as long as all sectors that produce or consume energy take part. On top of this, all greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced. Finland requires new technological solutions for industrial activity, for the transport of people, goods and...

2012-11-20 08:23:44

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. (the "Company" or "Noble") (TSX-V:NOB, FRANKFURT:NB7, OTC.PK:NLPXF) is pleased to provide an update, further to its press releases of August 22, 2012 and September 10, 2012, on the carbon sequestration modelling undertaken on Project 81 (the "Property"). Subject to the assumptions discussed below, Mikro-Tek Inc. ("Mikro-Tek"), the consultant engaged by Noble to prepare carbon sequestration modelling, has estimated the...

2012-11-15 12:23:02

REGINA AND TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CSA Group, a leading developer of standards, codes and training programs, and the International Performance Assessment Centre for Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide (IPAC-CO2 Research Inc.), an environmental non-government organization (ENGO), today announced the world's first bi-national carbon capture and storage (CCS) standard for the geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO(2)) for Canada and the United States. CCS is a process...

2012-11-15 12:46:34

Mine waste has greenhouse gas-trapping potential that should be economically valued says researcher It's time to economically value the greenhouse gas-trapping potential of mine waste and start making money from it, says mining engineer and geologist Michael Hitch of the University of British Columbia (UBC). Hitch studies the value of mine waste rock for its CO2-sequestration potential, or "SP." He says mining companies across Canada will, in future, be able to offset CO2 emissions with...

2012-11-12 11:06:46

Fertilizing one's lawn is considered a necessary practice, as is with most agricultural crops. But how many people know about fertilizing a commercial forest, and how that might affect the environment and their investment? Dr. Jason Vogel, assistant professor of forest ecosystem science within the Texas A&M University department of ecosystem science and management, is studying just how much difference fertilization can make to the productivity of the forest and carbon sequestration....

Global Warming Could Prevent Next Ice Age
2012-11-09 10:30:13

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online We hear reports every day about the dangers and evils of carbon emissions, but could there be a good side? A research team at the University of Gothenburg thinks so. Their new study, published in Mires and Peat, suggests that mankind's emissions of fossil carbon, and the temperature rise that accompanies it, could prove to be our salvation from the next ice age. The current increase in peatland extent could reverse this effect,...

2012-10-31 11:23:00

Grant contribution from Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation moves technology forward to mitigate carbon emissions from oil sands production TSX-V: CST Outstanding Shares: 79,187,836 QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solutions Inc. (TSX-V:CST), an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced that it has been selected to receive up to $500,000 in grant funding from Alberta's Climate Change and Emissions (CCEMC)...

2012-10-28 23:20:27

LAKE CHARLES, La., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake Charles Clean Energy (LCCE), LLC announced today that it has secured major long-term commercial offtake contracts with BP Products North America Inc., Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. and Denbury Onshore LLC, a subsidiary of Denbury Resources Inc., for the Lake Charles Clean Energy project located at the Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana. LCCE is a subsidiary of Leucadia Energy, LLC. Securing long-term commercial offtake contracts is a...