News tagged with carbon sequestration

World record in 3d-imaging of porous rocks

A team of physicists headed by Prof. Rudolf Hilfer at the Institute for Computational Physics (ICP) of the University of Stuttgart has established a world record in the field of three-dimensional imaging of porous materials. ...

Oct 24, 2011 not rated yet 3

Farming commercial miscanthus

An article in the current issue of Global Change Biology Bioenergy examines the carbon sequestration potential of Miscanthus plantations on commercial farms.

Aug 31, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Crop breeding could 'slash CO2 levels'

Writing in the journal Annals of Botany, Professor Douglas Kell argues that developing crops that produce roots more deeply in the ground could harvest more carbon from the air, and make crops more drought resistant, while ...

Aug 03, 2011 4.7 / 5 (3) 5 | with audio podcast

Bringing carbon capture to a rock near you

For coal-rich countries like the United States, the concept of "clean coal" is too intriguing to ignore. With the implementation of carbon capture and sequestration, America's most abundant energy resource ...

Aug 01, 2011 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

One tough microscope

When it comes to seeing how carbon dioxide behaves in a geologic storehouse, most instruments can't take the pressure. But, a new apparatus created by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Wright ...

Jun 03, 2011 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast