Farmington NM Fights to Save Coal-fired Power Plant and Mine

Guest cheer-leading by David Middleton H/T to Gary Grubbs City Backs Deal for CCS Technology to Save New Mexico Coal Plant 08/19/2019 | Darrell Proctor The Farmington, New Mexico, city council on Aug. 15 unanimously approved a deal to transfer 95% of the ownership interest of the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) to Enchant…

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NOT a Game Changer

By Rud Istvan ctm asked what I thought about the 7/31/2019 Forbes article by James Conca headed, “Net Zero Natural Gas Plant Game Changer.” My quick answer after reading the piece was, not much. He asked me to write up a WUWT guest post. I decided to research it rather than rely on Forbes; turns…

The Case for Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS)

Guest “picking a fight with both sides” by David Middleton JUL 15, 2019EPA Drilling Regulations Remain Underrated Obstacle to Solving Global Warming William MurrayManager, Energy Meeting the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming will be impossible unless the United States leads the way. […] What remains is CCS technology, which the…

Crenshaw Introduces Bipartisan Carbon Capture Legislation

U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw Proudly Serving Texas’s 2nd Congressional District Press Releases Washington, July 18, 2019 Tags: Energy WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Dan Crenshaw, joined by Representatives Cuellar (TX-28), Flores (TX-17), Gonzalez (TX-15), Lamb (PA-17), Lucas (OK-3) and Walberg (MI-7), introduced the Launching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas (LEADING) Act of…

How trees could save the climate

ETH Zurich The Crowther Lab at ETH Zurich investigates nature-based solutions to climate change. In their latest study the researchers showed for the first time where in the world new trees could grow and how much carbon they would store. Study lead author and postdoc at the Crowther Lab Jean-François Bastin explains: “One aspect was…

Light-powered nano-organisms consume CO2, create eco-friendly plastics and fuels

University of Colorado at Boulder University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestration and eco-friendly manufacturing for chemicals. By using light-activated quantum dots to fire particular enzymes within microbial cells,…