A UCLA study shows that capturing carbon dioxide and turning it into commercial products, such as fuels or construction materials, could become a new global industry. UCLA, the University of Oxford and five other institutions’ research has been published in Nature. The paper is the most comprehensive study to date investigating the potential future scale […]

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September 3, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Your humble writer is back online with a new ISP service.  The new ISP made the connection this afternoon September 3, 2019.  I truly want to thank everyone who emailed.  Without the internet connection I could not reply, and I apologize to everyone for that failure.  I am grateful for the thoughts and concerns.  The […]

Efforts to shift away from fossil fuels and replace oil and coal with renewable energy sources can help reduce carbon emissions but do so at the expense of increased inequality, according to a new Portland State University study. Portland State University’s Julius McGee, assistant professor of sociology in PSU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, […]

A University of Michigan finding runs counter to a common assumption in physics. The researchers ran a light emitting diode (LED) with electrodes reversed in order to cool another device mere nanometers away. The approach could lead to new solid-state cooling technology for future microprocessors, which will have so many transistors packed into a small […]

For the fields of energy and fuels it has been a very good year. The current mainstay of energy, oil and gas, has been quite good for consumers this past year. The U.S. oil and gas industry has shown how impressive, even in the midst of prices actually a bit too low, that enterprise, research, […]

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