11 May '18, 1pm

With a push from Apple, a "revolutionary" process removes CO2 from aluminum smelting

With a push from Apple, a "revolutionary" process removes CO2 from aluminum smelting

Even when made using hydro-electricity, aluminum production had a big carbon footprint. Rio Tinto Alcan and Alcoa (with a big push from Apple) have just announced "a revolutionary process to make aluminum that produces oxygen and replaces all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional aluminum smelting process." Demand for aluminum is going up dramatically as more and more cars are made of it instead of heavier steel; there simply isn't enough recycled aluminum to go around. Making aluminum takes a huge amount of electricity (13,500 to 17,000 kWh per ton) which is why so much of it is made in Iceland and Canada, where there is a lot of water power. That's why the announcement was made in Canada. The move was announced by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Today’s announcement will create and maintain thousands of jobs for Canadians, significantly reduce Cana...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/green-investments/push-apple-r...

Tweets

Apple Backs a New Joint Venture for Zero-Carbon Aluminum Smelting

Apple Backs a New Joint Venture for Zero-Carbon...

greentechmedia.com 10 May '18, 6pm

Aluminum production companies Alcoa and Rio Tinto announced Thursday the formation of Elysis, a joint venture company crea...

Why Apple is getting cozy with aluminum giants ...

greenbiz.com 11 May '18, 10am

Three years ago, three Apple engineers began hunting for ways to reduce the carbon footprint of the aluminum it used to ho...

The Process of Excellence.

The Process of Excellence.

beausatchelle.com 11 May '18, 1am

T. Michael’s commitment to the perfect stitch is what produces luxury leather products which speaks to excellence. His ded...

Apple, Influence, and Ive

hodinkee.com 10 May '18, 9pm

Breaking News Tiffany-Signed Patek Philippe Ref. 2526 In Platinum Sells For $642,500 By Stephen Pulvirent Hands-On The IWC...

Bitcoin Q&A: The mining process

youtube.com 12 May '18, 6pm

Can you provide a brief overview of the mining process? Is there human intervention in mining or is it automated? What inf...

Luxury brands need to pivot from push to pull i...

luxurydaily.com 14 May '18, 6am

{"ct":"h4\/gS8CNQqZJSMQ0BRX8t3oPkVthtxIgQ5FlnRX7taNKe9v\/Fvos5fWFY1njhuwOcgv3LEmeqrJcB8E9Sef\/3sDM5nu\/udClmxACuW\/qax78iO...

sys-proc (1.0.5): A cross-platform interface to...

rubygems.org 12 May '18, 7pm

RubyGems.org is the Ruby community’s gem hosting service. Instantly publish your gems and then install them . Use the API ...

"The creative process was like playing hot pota...

highsnobiety.com 11 May '18, 4pm

“We worked on music videos together before Atlanta , and the way we work on Atlanta came from how we worked on music video...

"The creative process was like playing hot pota...

highsnobiety.com 12 May '18, 3am

“We worked on music videos together before Atlanta , and the way we work on Atlanta came from how we worked on music video...

New phase of globalization could undermine effo...

greencarcongress.com 14 May '18, 9am

A new study finds that the growth of carbon production from Chinese exports has slowed or reversed, reflecting a “new phas...

fastlane-plugin-ding_talk_msg_push (0.1.0): din...

rubygems.org 19 May '18, 11am

RubyGems.org is the Ruby community’s gem hosting service. Instantly publish your gems and then install them . Use the API ...