Topic: Carbon

Agriculture Should be Part of Our Carbon Policy

March 19, 2015
Agriculture Should be Part of Our Carbon Policy

In light of President Barack Obama's looming carbon regulations for existing U.S. power plants, it's worth remembering that a comprehensive climate policy needs to do more than tackle smokestacks.

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Enhanced Electrical Energy Storage May Result from Research at The University of Texas at Austin

May 12, 2011

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering have created a new porous, three-dimensional carbon that can be used as a greatly enhanced supercapacitor, holding promise for energy storage in everything from energy grids and electric cars to consumer electronics.

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New Carbon Material Shows Promise of Storing Large Quantities of Renewable Electrical Energy

Sept. 16, 2008

Engineers and scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have achieved a breakthrough in the use of a one-atom thick structure called "graphene" as a new carbon-based material for storing electrical charge in ultracapacitor devices, perhaps paving the way for the massive installation of renewable energies such as wind and solar power.

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