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2021-07-19 Carbon Capture And Sequestration, DAC

This long article is about carbon capture and sequestration with a section on DAC direct air capture. We must reduce the 410 parts per million in our atmosphere! Quote: << Lackner says DAC is a good fit with renewable energy. If a natural gas power plant is off because of low demand, so is any

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2021-07-12 CO2 To Syngas Using Sabatier Process

Read Applications section for pilot plants that use CO2 to make CH4 that can be used in the existing natural gas system. Also it’s being used to power a fleet of cars. Only problem with CO2 capture to syngas is that it doesn’t permanently remove the CO2 from the atmosphere. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabatier_reaction Quote: << The Sabatier

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2021-07-10 Food Made From Captured Carbon

This is something I haven’t read about, a way to capture CO2 and use it and microbes to grow protein. https://www.dezeen.com/2021/06/29/carbon-solar-foods-pasi-vainikka-solein/ It says we exhale much of the carbon we eat. I started thinking about the possibility of someday we would wear a breathing apparatus that captures the CO2 we exhale and use something, possibly

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2021-05-18 Hydrogen Replacing Methane Pros, Cons

This Youtube video Engineering With Rosie interviews a chemical engineer who talks about the problems of replacing some or all of the natural gas with hydrogen. Hydrogen has higher energy per unit weight, but it is much less dense than methane so it has much less energy per unit volume. The natural gas system has

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2021-05-06 Carbon Capture And Storage Is Important

This article is from 2016 but it talks about Carbon Capture And Storage in Iceland where it is turned into stone in basalt rock deep underground. Towards the end it talks about CCS in general. It’s very important because if the CO2 is not captured, the costs of adapting to greater climate change will greatly

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