31 Oct '16, 8am

MSU-led regional team awarded $6M NSF grant to research biofuel, carbon capture technologies

MSU-led regional team awarded $6M NSF grant to research biofuel, carbon capture technologies 31 October 2016 A regional interdisciplinary team led by Montana State University has received $6 million from the National Science Foundation to address questions about whether biofuels and carbon capture technologies can be sustainably introduced into the Upper Missouri River Basin. The main project goal is to develop a framework for evaluating proposals to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations while maintaining food security, water quality, biodiversity and other benefits, Stoy said. The researchers could find unexpected social and environmental conflicts when biofuels are used to generate energy and carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere and stored in geological formations or in ecosystems, explained Paul Stoy, principal investigator and associate professor in...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2016/10/20161031-msu.html

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