Navigation Links
Planting carbon deep in the earth -- rather than the greenhouse
Date:11/26/2007

carbon dioxide into rocks, these reactions will happen quite quickly making it far less likely to escape.

Although extracting CO2 from power stations and storing it underground has been suggested as a long-term measure for tackling climate change, it has not yet been put to work for this purpose on a large scale. There is one storage project in place at Sleipner, in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, and some oil companies have actually used CO2 sequestration as a means of pushing out more oil from existing oilfields, said Prof Yardley.

In the UK the Prime Minister has recently announced a major expansion of energy from renewable sources and the launch of a competition to build one of the world's first carbon capture and storage plants. (3) The Leeds study suggests the technique has long-term potential for safely storing this major by-product of our power stations, rather than allowing it to escape and further contribute to global warming.


'/>"/>

Contact: Simon Jenkins
s.jenkins@leeds.ac.uk
44-113-233-4031
University of Leeds
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
2. Mice use specialized neurons to detect carbon dioxide in the air
3. Researchers find new taste in fruit flies: carbonated water
4. Studying component parts of living cells with carbon nanotube cellular probes
5. New membrane strips carbon dioxide from natural gas faster and better
6. Green alga genome project catalogs carbon capture machinery
7. Hungry microbes share out the carbon in the roots of plants
8. Decline in uptake of carbon emissions confirmed
9. Study reveals that nitrogen fertilizers deplete soil organic carbon
10. US fires release large amounts of carbon dioxide
11. Wildfire drives carbon levels in northern forests
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... Algae might seem easy to ignore, but they are ... animals depend upon. Humans are increasingly dependent on algae, ... atmosphere and sink it to the bottom of the ... and laboratory experiments, researchers have evidence showing that viruses ... the algae,s blooms, even when all else stays essentially ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC ) ... Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014," a comprehensive list ... web resource for science metrics and research performance analysis. ... most influential "are performing and publishing work that their ... science," according to a Thomson Reuters statement. Researchers were ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 , WHERE: , San Diego Convention ... 92101 , WHAT: , Invited and platform ... research in human genetics. Examples of sessions include: ... rare genetic variants in health and disease, the ... sensitivity (Saturday, Oct. 18, 5:30-7:30 pm) , Crowdsourced ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Viruses take down massive algal blooms, with big implications for climate 2BIDMC researchers named among 'the most influential scientific minds' 2BIDMC researchers named among 'the most influential scientific minds' 3American Society of Human Genetics 2014 Annual Meeting 2
... A new report launched today by the International Osteoporosis ... Pharmaceutical Industry Associations (EFPIA) reveals that the burden of ... concludes that in Europe,s five largest countries and Sweden ... occurred in 2010 the equivalent of 280 fractures ...
... better ways of encapsulating medicine so that it can reach ... for the first time living human cells to ... agents. The report appears in ACS, journal Nano Letters ... that the human body is very efficient at getting rid ...
... CHICAGO (June 15, 2011) A study of Canadian home-care ... ongoing medical care at home. The study, published in the ... the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, ... in home-care patients to avoid misuse that could decrease the ...
Cached Biology News:Landmark report reveals immense burden of osteoporotic fractures in Europe 2Study hints at antibiotic overuse in home-care patients 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 Telomere Biosciences, LLC (Telomere Biosciences) ... for Dogs" with Telomerase Activation Complex , ... world for dogs. Telomeres are the protective caps ... body. A wealth of ground-breaking research by some ... and Aging, including Nobel laureates, has demonstrated a ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014  Decision Resources ... Brazil and Mexico ... uptake of several newly approved agents, the anticipated ... indication and the launch of emerging biologics will ... In particular, the emerging IL-5 inhibitors will introduce ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014 OTC ... Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biotechnology company, on its approval ... previously traded on OTCQX®, the best marketplace for ... Markets Group. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31963LOGO ... the successful execution of its growth strategy and ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Aug. 21, 2014  Four-dimensional (4-D) printing develops ... on external stimuli such as changes in temperature. ... disruptive effect in multiple industries.  In the near ... by printing objects ranging from human organs to ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/138289 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Telomere Biosciences Announces: TELO-20 for Dogs, the World's First Telomere-Lengthening Supplement for Dogs, to Promote Healthy Aging and Longevity 2Telomere Biosciences Announces: TELO-20 for Dogs, the World's First Telomere-Lengthening Supplement for Dogs, to Promote Healthy Aging and Longevity 3Asthma Agents Currently Face a Suboptimal Coverage Environment in Brazil and Mexico, and as the Treatment Armamentarium Expands, Competitiveness Will Further Intensify 2Asthma Agents Currently Face a Suboptimal Coverage Environment in Brazil and Mexico, and as the Treatment Armamentarium Expands, Competitiveness Will Further Intensify 3OTC Markets Group Congratulates Immune Pharmaceuticals on NASDAQ Listing 2Frost & Sullivan: 4-D Printing to Usher in Age of Low-Labor, Fast-Paced Product Manufacturing 2Frost & Sullivan: 4-D Printing to Usher in Age of Low-Labor, Fast-Paced Product Manufacturing 3Frost & Sullivan: 4-D Printing to Usher in Age of Low-Labor, Fast-Paced Product Manufacturing 4
... , SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 23 Anesiva, ... its Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and ... on April 1, 2009, a letter from the NASDAQ Stock Market ... not in compliance with Marketplace Rule 4450(a)(3) (which has since been ...
... , , ANAHEIM, Calif., ... will showcase a wide spectrum of new and updated products that ... the products on display will be a new version of the ... the product,s speed, precision, and clinical flexibility. The new software ...
... , , SUNNYVALE, ... development of endovascular devices for the treatment of chronic total occlusions ... of Chief Operating Officer. Chris previously held the position of Executive ... of experience in Medical Devices including the last 2 years at ...
Cached Biology Technology:Anesiva Receives NASDAQ Delisting Staff Determination Letter 2Anesiva Receives NASDAQ Delisting Staff Determination Letter 3Varian Medical Systems to Showcase a Wide Spectrum of New and Updated Products That Improve Radiotherapy Treatment Processes at 2009 AAPM Meeting 2Varian Medical Systems to Showcase a Wide Spectrum of New and Updated Products That Improve Radiotherapy Treatment Processes at 2009 AAPM Meeting 3Varian Medical Systems to Showcase a Wide Spectrum of New and Updated Products That Improve Radiotherapy Treatment Processes at 2009 AAPM Meeting 4FlowCardia, Inc. Appoints Chris Barys to Chief Operating Officer 2
Determin interaction of your protein with Echelons lipids...
Goat Anti-Horse IgG(T) Antibody, Unconjugated...
PA coated Agarose beads LPA Beads...
... PAX3 This protein is a member ... transcription factors. Members of the PAX family ... a paired-type homeodomain. These proteins play critical ... box gene 3 are associated with Waardenburg ...
Biology Products: