October 22, 2014
Carbon Capture and Storage
Bonn Climate Talks Turn to Discussion of Carbon Capture and Storage Technology
Bloomberg BNA — October 21
Carbon capture and storage, the technology that pumps greenhouse gases produced by burning fossil fuels beneath the surface of the earth, was at the center of negotiations at the Bonn Climate Change Conference Oct. 21, though much of the work took place behind the scenes in small group meetings.
Texas Plant to Debut New Carbon Capture Technology
Houston Chronicle — October 21
Skyonic Corp. on Tuesday dedicated its first-of-a-kind San Antonio factory, one that captures carbon dioxide emissions from a cement plant for conversion to byproducts that can be sold profitably to other industries.
Marchers Sound Urgent Call for Climate Change Action Ahead of U.N. Summit
CNN — October 22
Tens of thousands of people marched through Manhattan sounding an urgent call for action to reverse global climate change Sunday
Officials Propose Making 'South Florida' 51st state
Detroit Free Press — October 22
A group of Southern Florida politicians are tired of being left out to sea when it comes to addressing climate change concerns for the southern part of the state.
The Climate is Changing
Huffington Post — October 22
In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a king who was punished for chronic deceitfulness by being forced to roll a huge boulder up a hill. This metaphor could also be used to illustrate the lack of progress governments have made forging a path forward on a climate change treaty.