Event: Dr. Tip Meckel will discuss one of the promising but little known options to reduce atmospheric emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2). Oxidation of carbon stored in fossil fuels — coal, oil, gas — has transferred more than 250 billion tons of carbon into the atmosphere since 1800. One method of reducing… » Continue Reading
The University of Texas at Austin will use $6 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Texas General Land Office to identify state-owned areas underlying the Gulf of Mexico where carbon dioxide (CO2) can be stored safely and economically.