Topic: Carbon capture

U.S. Can Curb Carbon Emissions While Boosting Domestic Oil Production, Report Says

May 23, 2011

Report urges U.S. to increase combination of carbon capture and storage with enhanced oil recovery to increase domestic oil production while curbing emissions of carbon dioxide.

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Experts for Earth Day: Researchers Offer Environmental Perspectives

April 14, 2011

Earth Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from the building of sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental policies.

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Scientist Discusses "Put It Back" Process of Carbon Capture

Feb. 28, 2011

Event: Dr. Tip Meckel will discuss one of the promising but little known options to reduce atmospheric emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2).

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Luminant Donates $500,000 to University of Texas at Austin Carbon Program

Jan. 12, 2011

In support of new and emerging solutions to produce even cleaner power for the future, Texas power generation company Luminant has given $500,000 to The University of Texas at Austin's Luminant Carbon Management Program. This brings the company's total program contribution to $2.3 million over five years.

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Predictions of Coal, CO2 Production Flawed, Says Latest Research

July 26, 2010

The CO2 emission estimates used for government policy decisions assume unlimited coal and fossil fuel production for the next 100 years, an unrealistic premise which skews climate change models and proposed solutions, according to new research published by Tad Patzek, chair of the Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Austin.

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