In The News...
October 20, 2014
Carbon Capture and Storage
This Clean Technology Hopes to Revitalize America's Coal Industry
Motley Fool – October 19
One sleeper technology that's finally coming to fruition is carbon capture and sequestration. SaskPower in Canada has the pleasure of being the first utility in the world to go live with the technology at utility scale. SaskPower retrofitted the tech onto an existing 110 megawatt coal-fired power plant at a cost of around $1.2 billion (U.S.). It is expected to capture up to 90% of the carbon dioxide produced from the plant. The captured carbon will be sold into the energy industry for use in drilling activities.
FEMA: Plan for Climate Change or Risk Emergency Funding
Triple Pundit – October 20
With winter just around the corner and El Niño still a probable forecast, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has news for state governments: Prepare for climate change now or risk losing access to funding.
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