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12 November 2014

Novomer announces first commercial adoption of Converge® polyols for polyurethane adhesives

Jowat AG adopts polypropylene carbonate polyols in hot-melt adhesives

10 November 2014

India: Capturing carbon to feed the world

LanzaTech process at IOC-DBT Centre to produce omega-3 fatty acids and lipids

Norner strengthens the focus in green polymer chemistry

Dr. Siw B. Fredriksen focusing on technology development enabling the use of CO2 as a feedstock for polymers

Norner: Verstärkter Fokus auf „grüne“ Polymerchemie

Dr. Siw B. Fredriksen will Entwicklung von Technologien für den Einsatz von CO2 als Rohstoff für Polymere voranbringen

4 November 2014

Kohlendioxid aus Zementwerk in Texas soll in Rohstoffe verwandelt werden

Capitol SkyMine-Projekt soll 75.000 CO2 abscheiden und unter anderem in Natriumkarbonat, Salzsäure und Bleichmittel konvertieren

First-of-its-kind carbon capture and conversion demonstration technology opening in Texas

Department of Energy supported project to find innovative uses for carbon

20 Oktober 2014

Artificially more efficient than naturally: JKU researchers succeed in creating artificial photosynthesis

Essential step towards fuel production and CO2 fixation using artificial photosynthesis

Effizienter als die Natur: Forschern gelingt künstliche Photosynthese

Entscheidender Durchbruch auf dem Weg zur Treibstoffgewinnung und CO2-Fixierung durch künstliche Photosynthese

8 Oktober 2014

Sign ABO’s White House petition to approve CO2 recycling as an emission reduction strategy

As a member of the algae community, you too can take action by signing ABO’s We the People petition to the White House

2 Oktober 2014

Recycled cooking oil powers Finnair flight to New York

Finnair will operate its flight from Helsinki to New York on 23 September with an Airbus A330 using environmentally sustainable biofuel, coinciding with the UN Climate Summit taking place in New York on the same day

25 September 2014

As light dims and food sources are limited, key changes in proteins occur in cyanobacteria

Identification of redox-sensitive enzymes can enrich biofuel production research

23 September 2014

ACC: Development of biobased polyols for green polyurethanes has great potential

Commercialisation of a wider range of cost-competitive biobased polyols to drive expansion of sustainable PU segment

AkzoNobel and Photanol developing chemical compounds of the future

Aim is to produce “green” chemical building blocks that will eventually replace fossil-based materials

Pacific Ethanol announces agreement to sell CO2 from its Columbia plant in Boardman, Oregon

Kodiak expects up to 200 tons of CO2 per day to sell to food processing and beverage producers

19 September 2014

CO2 Solutions announces issuance of U.S. patent

Process for CO2 capture using Carbonates and Biocatalysts

18 September 2014

To clean air and beyond: catching greenhouse gases with advanced membranes

Findings at Kyoto University may one day contribute to lower greenhouse gas emissions and cleaner skies

16 September 2014

Liquid Light raises $15 million Series B financing

Accelerates process scale-up and application validation

15 September 2014

Existing power plants will spew 300 billion more tons of carbon dioxide during use

UCI, Princeton study shows global commitment to decades of climate-warming pollution

8 September 2014

Weltneuheit am Swiss Energy & Climate Summit: Präsentation des ersten industriellen CO2-Kollektors

"Erneuerbares CO2" neben synthetischen Treibstofflösungen idealer Rohstoff für viele industrielle Anwendungen

4 September 2014

CO2 – vom Klimakiller zum Wertstoff für eine dezentrale Energieversorgung

Leibniz-Forscher arbeiten an neuartigem chemischen Energiespeicher, der Kohlendioxid und Wasserstoff in Methan umwandeln soll

3 September 2014

Air Wash – Washing with Air

AirWash washes your clothes with NO WATER, NO DETERGENT, and NO NEED for a Dryer

AirWash: Wäschewaschen mit Luft

AirWash steht für Waschen ohne Wasser, ohne Weichmacher und ohne Trockner

1 September 2014

Company driving use of carbon dioxide: New successes for Bayer’s CO2 research

Less and less petroleum required for plastics production / Climate gas can be used to make additional types of plastic

Unternehmen treibt Nutzung von Kohlendioxid voran: CO2-Forschung von Bayer mit neuen Erfolgen

Immer weniger Erdöl bei der Kunststoff-Produktion nötig / Herstellung weiterer Kunststoff-Arten mit Hilfe des Klimagases möglich

25 August 2014

Ein halb-künstliches Blatt ist schneller als die Photosynthese

Proteine ersetzen Silizium – RUB-Forscher mit „Very Important Paper“

New catalyst converts carbon dioxide to fuel

UIC researchers found way to directly reduce CO2 to syngas without secondary gasification process

20 August 2014

Copper foam turns CO2 into useful chemicals

Scientists at Brown University’s Center for Capture and Conversion of CO2 discovered copper foam as providing a new way of converting excess CO2

15 August 2014

Copper foam turns CO2 into useful chemicals

Scientists at Brown University’s Center for Capture and Conversion of CO2 have discovered that copper foam could provide a new way of converting excess CO2 into useful industrial chemicals, including formic acid

14 August 2014

Carbon dioxide ‘sponge’ could ease transition to cleaner energy

New emerging technology called integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) to be integrated into power plant smokestacks

6 August 2014

Silk leaf maker says material could aid space journeys

Graduate builds living leaf from silk fibers and chloroplasts that produces oxygen

Seidenblatt betreibt Photosynthese

Student baut lebendes Blatt aus Seide und Chloroplasten nach, das Sauerstoff produziert

Nanostructured metal-oxide catalyst efficiently converts CO2 to methanol

Highly reactive sites at interface of two nanoscale components could help overcome hurdle of using CO2 as a starting point in producing useful products

25 Juli 2014

Construction starts on world’s largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture project

NRG Energy and JX Nippon jointly retrofitting coal-fired power plant to capture 90 percent of the plant's carbon emissions

23 Juli 2014

TOP Invitation – Bio-business workshop on CO2-based chemicals

BIO-TIC partners seek input from key stakeholders from the European industry

Can CO2 be a green chemical? Yes, when derived from biofuels and other sources

Thinking of carbon dioxide as a green chemical? What about the effects on the environment and economy?

18 Juli 2014

CO2 Solutions and Neumann Systems Group achieve breakthrough Carbon Capture results

Pilot project now to take place this year

Solar fuels: How close, how real?

Could a liquid fuel technology emerge that connects solar PV to the efficiency of electric engines — but, this time with long driving range and near-instant refueling instead of laborious recharging?

14 Juli 2014

Dr. Derek Lovley joins LanzaTech’s Science Advisory Board

Microbial electrosynthesis founder to extend Innovative Carbon Capture and Reuse Platform

7 Juli 2014

Joule’s quest for fuels from CO2, sunlight and water

Can it really be done? A Tony Stark-like quest for fuels and chemicals secreted by a microbe that lives on a diet of CO2, water and sunlight?

4 Juli 2014

Umstrittenes Kältemittel – Umweltministerium unterstützt Pläne für CO2-Klimaanlagen

Deutsche Autohersteller sträuben sich gegen den von der EU verordneten Einsatz einer umstrittenen Chemikalie. Als Kühlmittel für Klimaanlagen setzen sie auf Kohlendioxid. Das Umweltministerium schlägt sich auf die Seite der Industrie - und stellt Forderungen an Brüssel

Rosige Zeiten für künstliche Blätter

Die technische Fotosynthese zur Energiegewinnung rückt näher: Wissenschaftlern gelingt es immer besser, Brennstoff aus Licht zu produzieren

Solar energy: Springtime for the artificial leaf

Researchers make headway in turning photons into fuel

1 Juli 2014

TOP CO2 economy is on the move

Amazing dynamics and speed of development in CO2 utilization

30 Juni 2014

Carbon to Cash with CarbonOrO’s Carbon Capture Technology

CarbonOrO introduced a unique process innovation in the carbon capture industry enabling CO2 capture from gasses at significant cost and energy reductions

26 Juni 2014

Ethane vs methane, carbon storage vs carbon use: which are the bad trades?

Are the modern orthodoxies leading us in the wrong direction?

25 Juni 2014

Erneutes Highlight der Niedersächsischen Landesinitiative Energiespeicher und –systeme: Workshop „Power-to-Gas / Methanisierung“ in Werlte

Fachexperten diskutierten über die Umwandlung von Strom in gasförmige Energieträger und deren Speicherung

23 Juni 2014

CO2 Solutions partners with Neumann Systems for pilot demonstration of carbon capture process

Joint carbon capture pilot will capture approximately 10 tonnes per day of carbon dioxide

13 Juni 2014

CO2 Solutions Announces U.S. Patent Allowance

Company comments on patent portfolio in context of proposed U.S. EPA regulations

10 Juni 2014

EPA outlines 30% cut in power-gen CO2 by 2030: what’s the role for carbon capture and use, algae?

EPA comes down hard on CO2, with proposed rule calling for deep emission cuts, but opts for highly-flexible, state-by-state approach

6 Juni 2014

Transforming hydrogen into liquid fuel using atmospheric CO2

EPFL scientists have completed their solution for transforming hydrogen gas into a less flammable liquid fuel that can be safely stored and transported