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Researchers have developed a new carbon capture system which removes CO2 directly from the atmosphere with unprecedented performance.
- May 11, 2022
Carbon diamonds made of CO2 sucked from the air
Traditional diamond mining is fraught with problems, from worker exploitation to deforestation and water pollution.
- Apr 1, 2022
When it comes to sucking up carbon, not all trees are equal
Trees are a large part of the climate change solution, with their ability to suck carbon out of the atmosphere and store it.
- Mar 16, 2022
Sustainable concrete captures 181% more CO2 from the atmosphere
The construction sector is a major source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions worldwide, accounting for 8% of all global emissions.
- Mar 8, 2022
Tiny ‘skyscrapers’ help bacteria convert sunlight into electricity
Researchers have made tiny ‘skyscrapers’ for communities of bacteria, helping them to generate electricity from just sunlight and water.
- Mar 5, 2022
Carbon negative diamonds made of CO2 sucked from the air
A startup called Aether is turning CO2 from the atmosphere into something new: the world’s first carbon-negative diamonds.
- Feb 3, 2022
Researchers estimate the number of tree species on Earth and how many are yet to be discovered
This new global estimate of the number of tree species is about 14% more than previous estimates of 60,000 species (2017) and 64,000 (2018).
- Dec 28, 2021
Controlled burning of natural environments could help offset our carbon emissions
Prescribed burning can actually lock in or increase carbon in the soils of temperate forests, savannahs and grasslands.
- Dec 15, 2021
‘Super trees’ may help save Houston … and beyond
New study establishes live oaks and American sycamores as champions among 17 "super trees" that will help make Houston more livable.
- Sep 27, 2021
Can we just bury our carbon dioxide problem under the sea?
There's a global race to reduce the amount of harmful gases in our atmosphere to slow down the pace of climate change through carbon capture
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