Topic: Carbon dioxide

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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Chemist Allen Bard looks to harness the power of sunlight to produce fuels that can substitute for oil

Jan. 24, 2011

Al Bard has a dream. It's an area the size of New Mexico blanketed in panels of iron oxide -- rust -- that have been doped with just the right mix of other elements.

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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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University Receives $19 Million to Monitor Carbon Storage Project

June 28, 2010

The University of Texas at Austin will receive up to $19 million from the U.S. Department of Energy and NRG Energy to design and oversee a monitoring plan for a carbon capture and storage demonstration project in southeast Texas.

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