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New carbon capture system has 99% efficiency, and is twice as fast
Researchers from Japan have created a new direct air capture system that can change 99% of carbon dioxide in the air into a solid.
This country will ban the sale of new combustion engine cars by 2035
To combat climate change impacts due to vehicles with combustion engines, Canada is banning new sales of these vehicles by 2035.
This world-first project is producing gasoline from carbon dioxide
A project developed by the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics can produce gasoline exceeding 90 octane from carbon dioxide.
Global carbon dioxide emissions rebounded to highest ever in 2021
Carbon dioxide emissions from energy production reached their highest ever levels in 2021, rising to more than 36 billion tonnes.
New electric 'Infinity Train' will charge itself using gravity
Fortescue has acquired Williams Advanced Engineering and subsequently announced development of its zero-emissions Infinity Train.
New UN report stresses 'grave and mounting threat' from climate change
The second installment of the UN IPCC's sixth climate change assessment stresses the necessity of action before it is too late.
World's top banks' financing of fossil fuels revealed by new study
Annual reports from the world's ten largest banks show a combined $425.92 billion in 2020 alone put toward financing fossil fuels.
Carbon dioxide converted into fuel with solar power in breakthrough
Lund University researchers have used a covalent organic framework and solar energy to convert carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide.
NOAA report: U.S. will see a century's worth of sea-level rise by 2050
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report projects a considerable sea-level rise.
99% of carbon dioxide scrubbed from air with this 'game changing' tech
New technology from the University of Delaware has enabled carbon dioxide capture with 99 percent efficiency from the atmosphere.
Carbon-tax rebates found to be largely misunderstood by general public
Published in Nature Climate Change are the findings of a new survey of Canadian citizens and the perception of carbon tax rebates.
Research shows we're adapting to climate change, but not quick enough
Researchers from Concordia University have reviewed the literature on climate change adaptations, which show inconclusive results.
ExxonMobil is targeting 'net zero' operational emissions by 2050
ExxonMobil has pledged to reduce its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions to net-zero by 2050, but hasn't included Scope 3 emissions.
EU report: 2021 was the fifth-hottest year on record
The European Union's (EU) Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) confirmed 2021 to be the fifth-hottest year globally on record.
Plant-based diets increase carbon capture, not just reduce emissions
New research has shown how high-income countries changing to plant-based diets would increase carbon capture from the atmosphere.
Extremely hot years predicted for almost all countries every two years
New research predicts ninety-two percent of countries will experience extremely hot annual temperatures every two years by 2030.
E-scooter and e-bike fleets may not be as eco-friendly as we thought
New research from ETH Zurich shows how publicly accessible e-scooters and e-bikes may negatively affect net carbon emissions.
Carbon dioxide taken from factory emissions made into useful products
A new metal-organic framework can turn carbon dioxide emissions scrubbed from factory flue gases into useful cyclic carbonates.
More coal is being burnt this year than ever before, despite targets
After two years of decline, coal consumption is up, which does not bode well for the world's net-zero emissions target by 2050.
Astronomers just identified over 75,000 new 'bright' black holes
A new method allowed astronomers to identify over 75,000 bright black holes, emitting brightly enough to be mistaken for stars.
Advanced catalysts developed to aid clean hydrogen production
Hydrogen can be produced cleanly and sustainably with water electrolysis, now cheaper than ever with a newly developed catalyst.
Increased China nitrogen dioxide emissions, recovery from COVID-19?
Do increased nitrogen dioxide NO2 emissions readings over China confirm the start of a recovery from Coronavirus?