Topic: Greenhouse gas

Think Globally, But Act Locally When Studying Plants, Animals, Global Warming, Researchers Advise

March 21, 2011

Global warming is clearly affecting plants and animals, but we should not try to tease apart the specific contribution of greenhouse gas driven climate change to extinctions or declines of species at local scales, biologists from The University of Texas at Austin advise.

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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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University Receives $6 Million to Assess Carbon Storage Sites in Gulf of Mexico

Sept. 24, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin will use $6 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Texas General Land Office to identify state-owned areas underlying the Gulf of Mexico where carbon dioxide (CO2) can be stored safely and economically.

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New Director of Sustainability Appointed by The University of Texas at Austin

May 15, 2009

Jim Walker, executive director of the Central Texas Sustainability Project for the past nine years, has been appointed to the new position of director of sustainability at The University of Texas at Austin.

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