Posts in tag

carbon


HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — KBR ( NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has signed a master license and engineering agreement with Giammarco-Vertrocoke S.R.L. for KBR to license its carbon capture technology globally. This carbon capture technology is well proven, energy efficient, flexible and can be integrated across the value chain for blue ammonia, petrochemical, …

The health care industry is among the most carbon-intensive service sectors in the industrialized world. It is responsible for 4.4–4.6 percent of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions and similar fractions of toxic air pollutants, largely stemming from fossil fuel combustion. In the second episode of The Earth Disease, journalist Jared Downing explores ways that the health care industry …

Environmentalists welcome emissions reduction plan, but say it will be vital to ‘hold politicians’ feet to the fire’. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has unveiled a $7.3bn (9.1 billion Canadian dollars) plan to help the country meet its carbon emissions target, including significant reductions in the oil-and-gas sector. Speaking in Vancouver on Tuesday, Trudeau linked …

In its current state, carbon capture is another false promise when it comes to addressing the urgent need to decrease carbon dioxide emissions. The very industry that is a main contributor to climate change can now profit from tax breaks and government funding being directed at Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) projects. A …

San Tan Brewing installs new technology in bit to cut carbon emission The Valley-based brewery is installing a technology that allows them to capture carbon dioxide from fermentation tanks that would otherwise be vented straight into the atmosphere. FOX 10’s Stephanie Olmo reports. PHOENIX – San Tan Brewing Company is on a mission to reduce …

Carbon capture technologies generally pertain to the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) by certain materials or systems.  Such materials or systems can then process the captured CO2 in various manners, such as through storage at a remote site, chemical conversion, or secondary uses. In view of global efforts to reduce CO2 emissions, carbon capture technologies have found …

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TETRA Technologies, Inc. (“TETRA” or the “Company”) (NYSE:TTI) today announced that the Company has signed a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with CarbonFree, a global carbon capture company with patented technologies that capture CO2 and mineralize emissions to make commercial, carbon-negative chemicals. CarbonFree’s SkyCycle™ is a second-generation carbon mineralization …

Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) said today climate change tax reform needs to be … [+] technology neutral. So did the Ranking Minority Member, Mike Crapo (R-ID). Getty Images Climate change tax reform shouldn’t favor particular technologies, the Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate Finance Committee asserted today. The mantras of no …

Tackling climate change may bring unexpected benefits, London’s Science Museum will reveal next month. A special exhibition on carbon capture, the fledgling technology of extracting greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and emissions from factories, will display bottles of vodka, tubes of toothpaste, pens and yoga mats made from carbon drawn out of thin air. In …

In late February, the Biden administration made a major announcement that has the potential to affect the health of Americans for generations. Notably, it had nothing directly to do with COVID-19 or even health care reform. Instead, the news was that the recently reestablished “Interagency Working Group on the Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases” had …