14 Jul '11, 8pm

Scattered Attempts at Carbon Capture: Some ventures cook coal into a gas and then sequester it; one may sell its...

Department of Energy The Energy Department is aiding eight such projects. (A.E.P.’s was canceled.) As my colleague John Broder and I reported in Thursday’s paper , American Electric Power is dropping its plan to build a commercial-scale version of a carbon dioxide scrubber at Mountaineer, its coal-fired power plant in New Haven, W.Va. The company decided that since public service commissions in West Virginia and Virginia had refused to give it full reimbursement for a pilot version that it ran for two years, it could not expect to recover its investment for the full-scale version — even if the Energy Department was going to pony up $334 million, or half the cost. Senator Jay Rockefeller, the West Virginia Democrat who had helped secure the $334 million as part of the fiscal stimulus act, was quick to praise the pilot project and to say that the money would be available for...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 14 Jul '11, 8pm

Department of Energy The Energy Department is aiding eight such projects. (A.E.P.’s was canceled.) As my colleague John Br...

AEP Shelves Major Carbon Capture Project

environmentalleader.com 14 Jul '11, 3pm

The company has said that without federal legislation to address climate change, it cannot justify significant investment ...

The U.S.'s most ambitious carbon capture projec...

e360.yale.edu 14 Jul '11, 3pm

14 Jul 2011: Key CO2 Capture Project Is Suspended by Major U.S. Utility The U.S.’s most ambitious project to capture and s...

First Takes: GM Fish Takeover?, Carbon Capture Stumbles, and More...

First Takes: GM Fish Takeover?, Carbon Capture ...

greenbiz.com 14 Jul '11, 3pm

• Consequences of a GM Salmon 'Prison Break:' With genetically-modified salmon under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Admi...

Unburnable Carbon

Unburnable Carbon

greenbiz.com 15 Jul '11, 10pm

Unburnable Carbon – Are the world’s financial markets carrying a carbon bubble? This new analysis by Carbon Tracker discov...

The “Social Cost of Carbon” and Climate Change ...

wri.org 13 Jul '11, 12pm

The Obama Administration (and the Bush Administration before it) uses the SCC to assess the benefits of regulations that w...

As ‘Sinks’ for Carbon, Forests Are Even Mightie...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Jul '11, 9pm

The world’s forests are magnificent palaces of biodiversity, teeming with wacky and wonderful creatures and plants that se...

As Carbon sinks, forests are even mightier than...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Jul '11, 9pm

As ‘Sinks’ for Carbon, Forests Are Even Mightier Than Assumed By JOANNA M. FOSTER The world’s forests are magnificent pala...

Biggest Coal Company and Coal Country Collaborate on Mega Mine

Biggest Coal Company and Coal Country Collabora...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 14 Jul '11, 10pm

The New York Times China’s coal appetite . A newly announced partnership between the world’s biggest private coal mining c...

This is not good. Climate Change Reducing Ocean's Ability to Absorb Carbon Dioxide

This is not good. Climate Change Reducing Ocean...

treehugger.com 14 Jul '11, 2pm

The ocean struggling to absorb CO2, and even slowing its absorption is something researchers realized a few years ago, but...

As Carbon Sinks, Forests Are Even Mightier Than...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Jul '11, 9pm

As Carbon Sinks, Forests Are Even Mightier Than Assumed By JOANNA M. FOSTER The world’s forests are magnificent palaces of...

Forget Carbon Capture & Storage; Think Carbon Capture & Utilization

Forget Carbon Capture & Storage; Think Carbon C...

cleantechnica.com 25 Jul '11, 5pm

Rather than treating carbon dioxide as a waste, as is the case with high-profile Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technolo...

Nation's Top 'Clean Coal' Project Abandoned : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Nation's Top 'Clean Coal' Project Abandoned : T...

treehugger.com 14 Jul '11, 4pm

American Electric Power has decided to table plans to build a full-scale carbon-capture plant at Mountaineer, a 31-year-ol...

King Coal Australia Plans to Price Carbon

desmogblog.com 15 Jul '11, 9pm

SO Australia’s carbon price cards are finally on the table. From July next year, the Federal Government will look to price...

Another reason why forests are worth paying to ...

planetark.org 15 Jul '11, 3am

Study Shows Forests Have Bigger Role In Slowing Climate Change Date: 15-Jul-11 Country: SINGAPORE Author: David Fogarty Ge...