Tag Archive: greenhouse gases RSS

UT Austin Receives $12 Million to Help U.S. Curtail Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded The University of Texas at Austin a $12 million grant to fund carbon storage research aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

U.S. Can Curb Carbon Emissions While Boosting Domestic Oil Production, Report Says

Report urges U.S. to increase combination of carbon capture and storage with enhanced oil recovery to increase domestic oil production while curbing emissions of carbon dioxide.

Solar Cells, Batteries and Geological Storage Research Receive $30.5 Million at The University of Texas at Austin

With two $15 million grants, scientists and engineers aim to revolutionize solar cells and provide the fundamental science for geological storage of greenhouse gases as part of two Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) established at The University of Texas at Austin by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Wenchuan Earthquake Mudslides Emit Greenhouse Gas

Wenchuan Earthquake Mudslides Emit Greenhouse Gas

Mudslides that followed the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan, China earthquake, ranked by the U.S. Geological Survey as the 11th deadliest earthquake ever recorded, may release an amount of carbon-dioxide in upcoming decades equivalent to two percent of current annual global carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion, a new study shows. Mudslide near the epicenter of…   » Continue Reading

School of Architecture Receives $1 Million to Tackle Urbanization Challenges

Prominent Dallas civic leaders Deedie and Rusty Rose have donated $1 million to the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin to fund two endowments in urban planning.

New Chlorine-Tolerant, Desalination Membrane Hopes to Boost Access to Clean Water

A chemical engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin is part of a team that has developed a chlorine-tolerant membrane that should simplify the water desalination process, increasing access to fresh water and possibly reducing greenhouse gases.