Topic: Carbon emissions

UT receives $4 million for carbon storage partnership

Dec. 4, 2017
UT Austin

UT has been tapped to lead a $4 million partnership to explore how carbon dioxide emitted from industry on the Gulf Coast can be safely stored deep under the Gulf of Mexico.

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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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Dr. Steven Hamburg of the Environmental Defense Fund To Speak at University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work

Sept. 16, 2010

Dr. Steven Hamburg, chief scientist of the Environmental Defense Fund, one of America's most influential environmental advocacy groups, will speak Sept. 21 at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work.

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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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Researchers say seawater mist could counteract global warming

Aug. 24, 2009
J. Eric Bickel

What if it turns out that slashing carbon emissions enough to make a difference is economically and politically impossible? Do we need a Plan B?

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