Tag: carbon dioxide

  • New Deep Sea Bacteria Found that Absorbs C02

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    Scientists studying the Pacific Ocean have discovered a bacteria that absorbs carbon dioxide (CO2) and could potentially turn itself into a food source for other sea creatures. The bacteria was discovered in one of the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean, the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (CCFZ), a trench which extends 2.5 miles beneath the surface. […]

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  • Cutting the Carbon Footprint of Cinder Blocks!

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    Cinder blocks await their final destination at a construction site. The process of making concrete creates a whole lot of carbon dioxide, but one company wants to change that by trapping and injecting CO2 emissions into the concrete itself. What’s the most abundant man-made material in the world? Spend too much time scrolling through posts […]

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  • Electric Busses; Avoiding the Need of Oil

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    The global fleet of electric buses is already helping cities avoiding the purchase of 279,000 barrels of oil per day, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Diesel buses consume an extraordinary amount of fuel compared to a passenger vehicle. Bloomberg noted that “For every 1,000 battery-powered buses on the road, about 500 barrels a day of […]

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  • Earth in 2050 is A Scary Place!

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    The report predicts that, as a direct result of increased energy consumption, there will be a 70-percent increase in energy-oriented carbon dioxide emissions, and an overall increase in greenhouse gas emissions of 50 percent. This would correlate to a rise in global average temperature between 3° C and 6° C above preindustrial levels. Air pollution […]

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