Navigation Links
Researchers reveal gap in carbon capture and sequestration education
Date:3/11/2014

Sustainable energy generation is one of the biggest challenges of our generation. All long-term solutions rely on direct or indirect conversion of solar energy. However, these solutions appear to be years from implementation. Whether we like or not, we simply won't be able to transition overnight to a world that is carbon neutral for its energy. Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) has been an exciting topic both for researchers and also the policy makers on what to do with the large quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) released when fossil fuel use in power generation.

A volume published in March 2014 in print, ePub and also on the iBook (via iTunes) by Imperial College Press approaches the subject matter of CCS through a different way of educating students and researchers on the topic.

The title, Introduction to Carbon Capture and Sequestration, was written by Berend Smit and Jeffry A. Reimer (University of California, Berkeley, USA) along with Curtis M. Oldenburg and Ian C. Bourg (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA). This is the first volume in The Berkeley Lectures on Energy series. The book features introductory to advanced developments pertaining to CCS in the fields of chemical engineering, material science, and geology. The text covers topics as diverse as how to estimate the number of gigatonnes of CO2 that can be stored in a geological formation; how to use a molecular model of pore architecture to optimize the performance of a membrane; what insights can be gained the faint young star paradox; and how to consider the importance of heat integration in amine scrubbing.

Questions about cost, safety and is CO2 the cause of global warming, are often asked of researchers and students in CCS but the authors felt the current education and research material does not cover these equally important questions and issues.

"If society would take the reduction of carbon emissions seriously, we would be doing carbon
'/>"/>

Contact: Sok Ching Lim
sokching@wspc.com.sg
65-646-65775 x261
World Scientific
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Study by UC Santa Barbara researchers suggests that bacteria communicate by touch
2. UC Santa Barbara researchers discover genetic link between visual pathways of hydras and humans
3. Researchers attempt to solve problems of antibiotic resistance and bee deaths in one
4. UNH researchers find African farmers need better climate change data to improve farming practices
5. Ottawa researchers to lead world-first clinical trial of stem cell therapy for septic shock
6. Researchers uncover molecular pathway through which common yeast becomes fungal pathogen
7. Researchers print live cells with a standard inkjet printer
8. Columbia Engineering and Penn researchers increase speed of single-molecule measurements
9. Researchers reveal how a single gene mutation leads to uncontrolled obesity
10. Researchers discover novel therapy for Crohns disease
11. New paper by Notre Dame researchers describes method for cleaning up nuclear waste
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Researchers reveal gap in carbon capture and sequestration education
(Date:4/14/2015)... April 14, 2015  HYPR Corp. today announced ... ® ) Alliance tm , an industry consortium ... commit to share technology and collaborate to deliver ... interoperable, more secure and private, and easier to ... verification that protects sensitive user information and eliminates ...
(Date:4/13/2015)... 2015 According to a ... Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020", the global biometrics market ... 14% till 2020. The biometrics market is garnering ... and review of biometric management systems. The constant ... with greater efficiency, are resulting in increasing installation ...
(Date:4/10/2015)... April 10, 2015 Research and ... the "Security Competitive Profiles - NEC" report ... NEC will continue to supply a range ... market, with a company focus on the development of ... Winning opportunities in the Asia-Pacific ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):HYPR Corp. Joins the FIDO Alliance 2HYPR Corp. Joins the FIDO Alliance 3Global Biometrics Market to Cross US$ 21 Billion by 2020: TechSci Research 2NEC Security Competitive Profile 2015 2
... Scientists have been working for more than a ... genes within cells. Now researchers have discovered that microRNA ... each other and ultimately determine the types of cells ... implications in a wide range of fields, including medical ...
... ARBOR, Mich.---As a way to simplify lab-on-a-chip devices ... medical tests, University of Michigan researchers have created ... intelligently route the flow of electricity on computer ... the flow of fluid through their devices without ...
... available in <A HREF=",http://chinese.eurekalert.org/zh/pub_releases/2010-04/sfeb-phr042210.php,">Chinese . A ... extraordinarily complex fluctuations across a wide range of time ... clinical and dynamical significance it may provide warning ... the heart,s pacemaking system. In work published in ...
Cached Biology News:Production of biofuels could benefit by controlling the types of cells that develop in plants 2Microfluidic integrated circuit could help enable home diagnostic tests 2Microfluidic integrated circuit could help enable home diagnostic tests 3Periodic heart rate decelerations in premature infants 2Periodic heart rate decelerations in premature infants 3
(Date:4/21/2015)... Calif. , April 21, 2015  Scientists ... not-for-profit genomic research organization, published a paper today ... type of microalgae called diatoms. The researchers, led ... and senior author Philip Weyman , Ph.D., ... enable better understanding of diatom genetics and thus ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc., or ... of Directors has elected Rene-Pierre Azria as ... Pricing Committee, with oversight on strategic and financial transactions. ... Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance ... Azria commented: "I have a long-time interest in Life ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 PRC ... sponsor and exhibit at the ACRP 2015 Global Conference ... City, Utah. The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) ... research conference solely focused on the conduct of clinical ... and development, and widely recognized industry certifications. , The ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 Whether it’s used for troubleshooting ... bolted to a Kessler CineDrive in a cinematic ... beach, the TS3-H is designed to help any shooter create ... state-of-the-art 5MP sensor, the TS5-H offers the same convenient touchscreen ... characteristics. , According to Tom Boldt for Fastec, “We ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute Publish Paper Outlining Efficient Synthetic Biology Methods to Genetically Engineer Microalgae 2Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute Publish Paper Outlining Efficient Synthetic Biology Methods to Genetically Engineer Microalgae 3Immune Board Elects Rene-Pierre Azria A Director And Chair Of The Transaction Committee 2Immune Board Elects Rene-Pierre Azria A Director And Chair Of The Transaction Committee 3Immune Board Elects Rene-Pierre Azria A Director And Chair Of The Transaction Committee 4PRC Clinical Sponsors The ACRP 2015 Global Conference And Meets Biotech Companies in the Salt Lake City Area. 2Fastec Imaging Releases the TS5-H High Definition High-Speed Camera 2Fastec Imaging Releases the TS5-H High Definition High-Speed Camera 3
... AMLN ) will be presenting at the FBR ... 28, 2008 at 9:45 a.m. ET / 6:45,a.m. PT. ... Pharmaceuticals, will be providing a corporate overview., The ... a,recording will be made available following the event. The ...
... AstraZeneca (NYSE:,AZN) announced today that it supports ... the company,s latest step to provide the public,with ... Sponsored by Sens. Charles Grassley of Iowa ... a national registry of payments that,biopharmaceutical companies, device ...
... Biosciences,Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK ) announced that it intends ... 2008 on June 4, 2008, at approximately 4:00,p.m. Eastern ... Martek will,conduct a conference call to discuss the results ... interested parties may listen to the call,live via webcast ...
Cached Biology Technology:AstraZeneca Supports Transparency Legislation on Payments to Health Care Providers 2
2.0 GHz Compaq Computer with 512 MB RAM, 32 MB AGP Graphics Card, 40 GB Hard Drive, 1 Serial Port & Open PCI Slot, Windows 2000 OS, MS Office, CD Read/Writer and 18 Flat Panel Monitor...
Zebrafish Vitellogenin ELISA System, 96 wells. ELISARange: 0.5-100 ng/ml.Sensitivity: 0.3 ng/ml.Sample volume: 100 ul.Suitable for use with Zebrafish plasma samples.3-h protocol.Store at 2-8 C. Categ...
Quartz-Halogen, 100 W, High Intensity...
... 1;heading 2;Many mammalian ... experimental situations create ... transfection and other ... ViraPower Lentiviral Expression ...
Biology Products: