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Turning CO2 to stone

Earth has limits to the amount of carbon dioxide in its atmosphere before the environment as we know it starts to change. Too much CO2 absorbed by the oceans makes the water more acidic. Too much in the atmosphere warms the ...

dateOct 25, 2016 in Materials Science
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Blowing bubbles to catch carbon dioxide

Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico (UNM) have created a powerful new way to capture carbon dioxide from coal- and gas-fired electricity plants with a bubble-like membrane that harnesses the power ...

dateSep 01, 2016 in Materials Science
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Toxic blue-green algae adapt to rising CO2

A common type of blue-green algae is finding it easy to adapt to Earth's rising CO2 levels, meaning blue-green algae – of which there are many toxin-producing varieties – are even more adept at handling changing climatic ...

dateAug 04, 2016 in Environment
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