Carbon Pricing & The Energy Transition

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Argonne National Lab Breakthrough Turns Carbon Dioxide Into Ethanol

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Argonne National Lab says it has created a new eletrochemical process that can convert carbon dioxide and water into ethanol efficiently and at low cost. Clean Power Science Argonne National Lab carbon capture circular economy converting carbon dioxide into fuel Ethanol

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Superstrata’s Made To Measure 3D-Printed Carbon Fiber Bikes Redefine Custom

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Carbon fiber bikes are nothing new, but when the tech gets together with 3D printing, things get crazy. Bicycles Clean Transport Electric Bikes Electric Vehicles 3d printing Bill Stephens carbon fiber Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Composite indiegogo Sky Christopherson Superstrata

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IMF Advocates For Carbon Assessments

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The IMF says a price on carbon is far more effective than government rules and regulations. It recommends a minimum cost of $75 per ton of carbon dioxide. Carbon Pricing Climate Change carbon fee carbon tax economics GOVERNMENT REGULATION International Monetary Fund

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Vulcan Is A Step Closer To Net-Zero-Carbon Lithium Production

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Vulcan’s world-first first Zero Carbon Lithium™ process extracts battery-grade lithium from geothermal brines, a process which also provides a renewable energy source to power the extraction process.

Does Carbon Offsetting Really Work?

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The practice of offsetting carbon emissions has been long utilized by large corporations, businesses, and individuals alike. Carbon Pricing Policy & Politics carbon offsets

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It’s The Economics, Stupid! The Case For Carbon Fees

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New research claims adding a fee on carbon emissions would spur innovation and drive greater efficiency in the energy and transportation sectors. Carbon Pricing Climate Change carbon fee carbon tax Elon Musk fossil fuels untaxed externality

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Greening The Grid: Resource Adequacy, Intermittency, & Carbon Pricing

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To green the grid, we must adopt a strategy of meeting our energy needs with low-cost renewable wind and solar resources. The obvious question is how to resolve the intermittency issue (what happens when the wind doesn’t blow or the sun doesn’t shine).

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Global Carbon Emissions By Country: Monthly Update

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This is the start of a monthly series on global carbon emissions and a review of the countries with the biggest emissions and whether they are delivering on their promises of the Paris Agreement. . Climate Change Carbon Emissions

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Global Carbon Taxes: Are We Paying Enough?

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Carbon Pricing Carbon Tax Policy & Politics carbon tax IMFLast month, the IMF released its Fiscal Monitor, a biannual report on how to mitigate climate change.

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Behold The Lithium Carbon Dioxide Battery!

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Researchers at the University of Illinois- Chicago say they have developed a lithium carbon dioxide battery that has seven times the specific energy density of a traditional Li - ion battery and lasts for 500 charge/discharge cycles.

Remember Carbon Nanotubes? They’re Back, & They’re Sucking Moisture

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The energy-water nexus could take an interesting turn if a new hydrogel doped with carbon nanotubes jumpstarts a solar cell efficiency revolution. Clean Power Research Solar Energy access to water carbon nanotubes Electricity Energy KAUST Solar Cell Efficiency

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Can A Carbon Fee Save The World’s Oceans? Senator Whitehouse Says ‘Yes”

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Is a carbon fee on polluters the way to save our marine environments. Carbon Pricing Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act carbon fee and dividend carbon fees Citizens Climate Lobby IPCC Report Senator Whitehouse

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Trend: Carbon markets get real on removal

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Carbon Capture Carbon Removal Carbon Removal offsets State of Green Business 2020Planting and protecting forests in remote areas of the world may be challenging. But another trend may help matters.

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Shell Hopes To Be Net-Zero Carbon By 2050

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Royal Dutch Shell, affectionately known as Shell, wants to go net-zero carbon by 2050. The idea of an oil company going "carbon neutral" seems incredibly laughable, since they produce the stuff that produces carbon, but at the same time, if they succeed, that means a lot.

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Exploring the business case for carbon removal

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Carbon Capture Carbon Removal decarbonization Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture VERGE 19New approaches, from CO2-sucking materials to regenerative agriculture, were in the spotlight at VERGE 19.

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Carbon Capture: Bright Promise Or Senseless Boondoggle?

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Carbon capture has a powerful allure. The Earth is overheating because there is too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Clean Power Fossil Fuels Science carbon capture Carbon Emissions Mark Z.

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Empire State Building Slashes Carbon Emissions By 40% With Energy Saving Upgrades

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Today, it is once again sending a message of hope that lowering carbon emissions from the built environment is not only possible, it is the fiscally responsible thing to do. In 1931, the Empire State Building was a beacon of hope to a world devastated by economic collapse.

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Rock Dust Captures Carbon Dioxide From The Atmosphere & Deposits It In The Ocean

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A new study published in Nature claims spreading basaltic rock dust on the fields where crops are grown could pull up to 2 billion tons of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Agriculture Climate Change Basalt carbon capture David Beerling enhanced rock weathering James Hansen

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Inside the new carbon economy

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We need to remove carbon from the air to avert disastrous impacts of climate change — good thing there's money to be made from carbon removal. Carbon Policy Carbon Removal VERGE 19

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Volvo Moves To Rail Transport To Slash Carbon Emissions

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New Study Suggests That The EU Carbon Market Won’t Cut Pollution — Including Road Transport

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Virginia Legislature Passes Sweeping Carbon Reduction & Renewable Energy Plan

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Virginia this week passed a sweeping Clean Economy Act designed to reduce in-state carbon emissions to zero by 2050 and close most coal-powered generating stations by 2024.

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Denmark To Address Carbon Emissions With New Universal Fees — Final Negotiations This Fall Could Be Historic

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Is carbon sequestration on farms actually working to fight climate change?

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There's an emerging market to pay farmers to store more carbon in the soil by using improved agricultural practices. Agriculture Carbon Capture Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Natural Climate Solutions Regenerative Agriculture

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Carbon Removal and Nature-Based Solutions

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The Development of Global Carbon Taxes: Monthly Update

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According to a yearly in-depth report from the World Bank in June 2019, 57 countries have committed to implementing or scheduling carbon pricing initiatives, including a carbon tax. Carbon Pricing Carbon Tax Policy & Politics World Bank

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Apple Plans To Go 100% Carbon Neutral — Including Supply Chain — By 2030

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Apple is making big changes to its supply chain and products by committing to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030. The company announced on its website that it's already carbon neutral for corporate emissions globally and that it wants to bring its entire carbon footprint to "net zero.".

Why Put A Price On Carbon? To Protect The Energy Workers Who Made America Great

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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and union president James Sleviin propose a price on carbon emissions as the fairest way to protect the workers who provided America with the energy it needed to become a great nation. Carbon Pricing Fossil Fuels James Slevin price on carbon Sheldon Whitehouse

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German Utility RWE Commits To Carbon Neutrality By 2040

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German electric utility giant RWE has announced its intention this week to become carbon neutral by 2040 and to transition into one of the world's leading renewable energy companies. . Biomass Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels Solar Energy Wind Energy carbon neutral Germany RWE

What Is The Best Approach To Putting A Price On Carbon Emissions In The US?

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Covid Nineteen : Carbon Dioxide Nil

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Whilst global megadeath was an unreservedly bad thing, on the brighter side, May 2020 gave the UK (and the rest of the world) a glimpse of how a low-carbon future will look, painting in even more vibrant colours the picture that had begun to emerge in April, the first full lockdown month.

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Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund

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Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of its supply chain. Carbon Policy Carbon Removal Digitalization Innovation Technology

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions

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Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions. Join us for a conversation on the role of forests in addressing climate change and how technology can make forest carbon projects more credible. The top criteria for vetting forest carbon solutions . Carbon Program Manager.

Alliance For Clean Energy New York Pushes For Carbon Fee On Thermal Generating Stations

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The Alliance for Clean Energy New York is advocating for a carbon fee to more accurately align carbon emissions from generating stations with the environmental impacts they cause.

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BP Wants To Slash Carbon Emissions, But Has No Plan For Doing That

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Fossil Fuels BP BP Reimaginging Energy campaign Carbon Emissions carbon tax fossil fuelsBrian Looney, the new CEO of BP, says his company will slash emissions from operations by 2050. But there's more. He also says it wants to cut emissions from the oil and gas it sells.

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Interface CEO Jay Gould on optimism, talking to boards and truly carbon-negative products

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Plus, why he thinks carbon offsets are ‘cheating.’. Buildings Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Corporate Strategy

COP25: Agreement On A Carbon Market Pushed Back For Another Year

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While a compromise was reached on smaller elements, the anticipated updated plans of the biggest nations like China, India, and the US, was pushed back to next year’s COP26 in Glasgow, as was the decision around a global carbon market. .

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Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience

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Blue carbon' markets could be a crucial pathway for increasing private investment in coastal and marine conservation projects. Carbon Policy Oceans & Fisheries Water Efficiency & Conservation

Researchers Announce A Battery That Runs On Lithium & Carbon Dioxide

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Researchers at UIC claim they have created a lithium-carbon dioxide battery with greater energy density than conventional lithium-ion batteries. Batteries Energy Storage lithium carbon dioxide battery University of Illinois at Chicago

Carbon Capture On The Ropes At San Juan Coal Power Plant — Or Not

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Why invest in carbon capture to clean up after coal, when you can skip the middleperson and pluck CO2 straight from the atmosphere.

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3 Ways A Common Homeowner Can Reduce His Carbon Footprint

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3 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home In the face of the recent climate changes that we are facing, taking some vital steps to make sure that the place we call our home doesn’t deteriorate is imperative. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Living, Living Green Carbon footprint

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Soil carbon is a valuable resource but not all soil carbon is created equal

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Agriculture Carbon Removal Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture SoilThere's particulate organic matter, which is the stuff you generally can see. Mineral-associated organic matter, on the other hand, consists mostly of microscopic coatings on soil particles. They work differently.

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