09.01.2016

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Project: Beyond Carbon Neutral

"Beyond Carbon Neutral is a major new initiative to develop technologies, programs and policies to rapidly raise the rate at which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere." University of Michigan

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29.12.2015

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Project: Blue Planet

"Blue Planet’s new biomimetic carbon capture and mineralization technology utilizes several patented scientific breakthoughs. Blue Planet uses it’s patented Liquid Condensed Phase (LCP™) Technology to convert CO2 into high-value CarbonMix™ building and highway materials. Blue Planet provides CO2 capture and sequestration, criteria pollutant removal, and water management services. We provide these services to emitters in the coal, gas, cement and refinery industries. Blue carbon is captured naturally by marine ecosystems to build coral reefs. Blue Planet uses a similar mineralization process to convert CO2 into carbon negative building materials."

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29.12.2015

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Project: Marin Carbon Project

"In response to the rapid pace of global climate change, the Marin Carbon Project (MCP) seeks to enhance carbon sequestration in rangeland, agricultural, and forest soils through applied research, demonstration and implementation. Our vision is for landowners and land managers of agricultural ecosystems to serve as stewards of soil health and to undertake carbon farming in a manner that can improve on-farm productivity and viability, enhance ecosystem functions, and stop and reverse climate change."

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29.12.2015

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Project: Skytree

"Skytree ® has developed a technology that offers a highly effective way to capture CO2 directly from the air around us. We can store and release and use this CO2 in countless products and applications we use every day. We are working on prototypes, products and pilots for the following markets."

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27.10.2015

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Project: Climateworks. About the Pilot and Demonstration Project

Swiss direct air capture project. "The overall goal is to design, build and continuously operate an industrial scale CO2 capture plant and sell atmospheric CO2 to a customer. The plant will be operational by mid-2016 and annually capture 900 tons of CO2 from the atmosphere, enhancing the growth of vegetables and lettuce in a nearby greenhouse of Gebrüder Meier by up to 20 percent. The plant is constructed as part of a three-year pilot and demonstration project with Gebrüder Meier and Zweckverband Kehrichtverwertung Zürcher Oberland KEZO (a municipal waste disposal company) as project partners. The project is supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE)."

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16.10.2015

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Project: ICE911 - Saving The Arctic One Ice Block at a Time

Project offering albedo modification of arctic ice. "We use ecosystem-friendly technologies to mitigate the effects of global warming. Our materials can slow Arctic melt by increasing the reflectivity and reducing the melt rate of arctic ice."

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12.10.2015

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Project: Energy Department Selects Five Projects in First Step to Produce Fresh Water from CO2 Storage Sites

"Today, the Department of Energy announced the selection of five projects that will study the feasibility of using salty water – or brine – from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites to produce fresh water."

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15.09.2015

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Project: 4 for 1000: a New Program for Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture

"Agriculture can and must be part of the solution to climate change. The French Minister of Agriculture, Stéphane Le Foll, and Ambassador for Paris Climate 2015, Laurence Tubiana, emphasized this imperative at a conference that took place in Paris on April 27, 2015, during which they introduced the carbon sequestration program for agriculture, named “4 per 1000.”"

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27.08.2015

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Project: Marine Cloud Brightening Project (international)

"The Marine Cloud Brightening Project is an open, international collaboration of atmospheric scientists and other experts to advance understanding of cloud responses to aerosol particles - a critical part of understanding the climate, and a critical area in which human activities are thought to cause significant effects."

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27.08.2015

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Project: Mechanism and Impacts of Geoengineering (China)

New project in China.

"In light of the difficulties in achieving emission control, serious consequences of "business as usual" (Fig. 2) and urgency of approaching climatic ‘tipping point’, SRM seems to be the only feasible option mitigating global warming in a short time (Fig. 3), but the uncertainty of basic mechanism and potential impacts of SRM are so huge, that we absolutely can’t do any experiment on our real planet, instead we use computer modeling as our only way to improve our understanding of geoengineering."

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