• Posts Tagged ‘Carbon’

    Swiss firm Climeworks has announced the opening of the world’s first CO2 capture plant. It will grab carbon dioxide from the air around a waste incinerator and stock it for resale to a nearby greenhouse. The carbon dioxide will be filtered, absorbed by sponges and heated to 100°, transforming it into a valuable solid...

    Researchers at the Switzerland-based Paul Scherrer Institut and ETH Zurich have developed a chemical process that uses the sun’s thermal energy to convert carbon dioxide and water into synthetic fuel. The method is based on chemical reactions in the presence of certain materials—cerium oxide, for example—that only...

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    When BMW decided to build a new all-electric production vehicle, they knew there was little point in creating a sustainable car unless they followed the same philosophy at every stage of process. To achieve this, they required the right facility.   A Sustainable Leap in Leipzig Zero-emission cars often hide a dark...

     The French Space Agency (CNES) is working on MicroCarb, a micro satellite that will measure gas concentrations in the entire atmospheric column above every country around the globe with a precision of 1 ppm. The satellite will carry a 4-wavelength passive infrared spectrometer. It will measure the spectral radiance...

    Yichang is located in Hubei Province, 1000 km west of Shanghai. There, close to the Three Gorges Dam, L’Oréal has built the largest cosmetics production center in the Asia-Pacific region. It is now the company’s first site in Asia to reach carbon footprint neutrality. L’Oréal’s First Carbon-Neutral Site in...

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