Finding innovative solutions for reducing CO2 emissions
Today, the company Gaznat SA and EPFL signed an agreement for the creation of two new research chairs. The first one will study ways to seize carbon dioxide (CO2) at its production source and increase its value ...
Composite plane life cycle assessment shows lighter planes are the future
A global fleet of composite planes could reduce carbon emissions by up to 15 per cent, but the lighter planes alone will not enable the aviation industry to meet its emissions targets, according to new research.
CO2 warming effects felt just a decade after being emitted
It takes just 10 years for a single emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) to have its maximum warming effects on the Earth.
Global CO2 emissions increase to new all-time record, but growth is slowing down
2013 saw global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel use and cement production reach a new all-time high. This was mainly due to the continuing steady increase in energy use in emerging economies over the past ten years. However, e ...
Canada will only curb oil sector emissions when US does: PM
Canada will only impose regulations to cut carbon emissions from its oil and gas sector—its top source of emissions—if and when the United States moves to do the same, the prime minister said Tuesday.
Mazda develops bioplastic for exterior car parts
Mazda Motor Corporation has developed a bio-based engineering plastic suitable for exterior automobile parts. The new bioplastic will help Mazda decrease its environmental impact. Made from plant-derived ...
Germany boosts funding to cut greenhouse gases
Germany announced on Wednesday a cash boost for measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions, in a bid to meet its ambitious climate target for 2020.