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Burning Crops to Capture Carbon? Good Luck Finding Water
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Burning Crops to Seize Carbon? Good Luck Discovering Water

A significant consideration is the type of crop you’d develop to feed a wide-scale BECCS system. That might in all probability be switchgrass or Miscanthus, one other type of grass, neither of which want as a lot water or added vitamins as a crop like corn. “They’re fairly environment friendly,” says David Lawrence, a local […]

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A Vast Underground Water System Helps Drive Antarctica’s Glaciers
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A Huge Underground Water System Helps Drive Antarctica’s Glaciers

Lake Whillans is an odd physique of water, beginning with the truth that there may be liquid to fill it in any respect. Although buried underneath greater than 2,000 toes of Antarctic ice, its temperatures climb to only shy of 0 levels Celsius, due to a mix of geothermal heat, intense friction from ice scraping […]

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Everyone Wants to Build Green Energy Projects. What's the Holdup?
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Everyone Wants to Build Green Energy Projects. What’s the Holdup?

For green energy experts, it seems like there’s too much of a good thing right now. While it’s great that there are enough wind, solar, and battery storage projects planned to meet the United States’ climate goals, a growing bottleneck in the nation’s electric grid is keeping most of these projects grounded. The problem stems […]

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