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Seabed-Mining Foes Press U.N. to Weigh Climate Impacts

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(AGENPARL) – New York City (Usa), mar 16 luglio 2019 Mining interests are racing to extract minerals from the ocean bottom that would be used in batteries for electric vehicles. Deep seabed mining could begin by 2025 or earlier, depending on the pace of international negotiations that resume this week...
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ASFE Steven Winberg Speaks at 2019 Carbon Management Technology Conference

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(AGENPARL) – Washington, (D.C.), mar 16 luglio 2019 ASFE Winberg continued by highlighting DOE’s robust CCUS R&D initiatives, including NRG’s Petra Nova project—the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture system. “At Petra Nova, they’re capturing and removing about 90 percent of the carbon dioxide from a flue gas stream, and they’re...
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Curbing industry’s carbon emissions

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(AGENPARL) – Cambridge (United Kingdom), mar 16 luglio 2019 The energy-intensive nature of upstream chemical manufacture, from cracking to petrochemical production, gives it a huge carbon footprint. Other common large-scale processes, such as steam reforming methane to make hydrogen, create carbon dioxide as a by-product, in addition to the emissions...
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Increased power conversion efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells with counter electrodes based on carbon materials

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(AGENPARL) – London (United Kingdom), mar 16 luglio 2019 The good catalytic activity, resistance to iodine corrosion, and stability of carbon materials make them ideally suited for the fabrication of counter electrodes used in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). Different carbon materials have been used to make counter electrodes, and each...
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Mechanism and Theory of D-Glucopyranose Homogeneous Acid Catalysis in the Aqueous Solution Phase

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(AGENPARL) – London (United Kingdom), lun 15 luglio 2019 A detailed systematic theoretical study of the mechanism of the homogeneous Brønsted-acid catalysis of D-glucose in aqueous solution phase (“acid hydrolysis”) is reported. G4MP2 with the SMD solvation model at Bdf,p) are employed to compute the free energies of the molecular...
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3D Porous Graphitic Nanocarbon for Enhancing Performance and Durability of Pt Catalysts: Balance between Graphitization and Hierarchical Porosity

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(AGENPARL) – London (United Kingdom), lun 15 luglio 2019 Carbon supports used in oxygen-reduction cathode catalysts for proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are vulnerable to corrosion under harsh operating conditions, leading to poor performance durability. To address this issue, we have developed a highly stable porous graphitic carbon (PGC)...
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Current Progress of Metallic and Carbon Based Nanostructure Catalysts towards Electrochemical Reduction of CO2

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(AGENPARL) – London (United Kingdom), lun 15 luglio 2019 The gradual increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration has led to a series of environmental problems such as global warming, and large-scale conversion of carbon dioxide is imminent. Electrochemical CO2 reduction (ECR) technology can reduce greenhouse gas CO2 to low-carbon fuels...
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CPSC Warns Consumers in Tropical Storm Barry’s Path to Take Precautions When Using Portable Generators

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(AGENPARL) – Bethesda (Maryland), ven 12 luglio 2019 <!– –> WASHINGTON, D.C. Tropical Storm Barry could become the first hurricane of the season before its expected landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is alerting consumers to take precautions. Consumers need to be especially careful...
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Government of Canada supports climate action by the City of Winnipeg

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(AGENPARL) – Ottawa (Canada), ven 12 luglio 2019 July 12 – Winnipeg, Manitoba People in Manitoba are feeling the impacts of climate change in their communities, from severe storms to droughts. A recent report from expert Canadian scientists showed that Canada was warming at twice the average global. That’s why...
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Government of Canada to Help Schools, Hospitals and Businesses Fight Climate Change

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(AGENPARL) – Ottawa (Canada), ven 12 luglio 2019 July 12, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Climate change is a real threat to Canadians’ quality of life and to our growing economy. We need to take serious action to protect our communities, our economy, and our planet...

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