Tag: Carbon dioxide

White House Directs Agencies to Account for Climate Change in Budgets

A directive issued on Thursday by the Biden administration would, for the first time, have federal agencies consider the economic damage caused by climate change when deciding what kinds of vehicles, equipment and goods to buy. The new guidance from President Biden could affect purchasing decisions across the government, from agriculture to defense to health […]

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Study suggests energy-efficient route to capturing and converting CO2

In the race to draw down greenhouse gas emissions around the world, scientists at MIT are looking to carbon-capture technologies to decarbonize the most stubborn industrial emitters. Steel, cement, and chemical manufacturing are especially difficult industries to decarbonize, as carbon and fossil fuels are inherent ingredients in their production. Technologies that can capture carbon emissions […]

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