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GDP, energy consumption, 
and CO2 emissions in China (recasturumqi.azurewebsites.net)

China’s 21st Century Dilemma: Development and Carbon Emissions

“Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.” That’s the paradox gripping China, the world’s most populous nation. A new seven-year study by researchers from the University of East Anglia relates China’s carbon dioxide emissions to the country’s accelerating economic growth. The results, published today in Nature Climate Change, illustrate … [continued]

Zero Carbon Cement Production with Solar Thermal

In a study published in a recent issue of Chemical Communications, a team of researchers from Virginia’s George Washington University explain a revolutionary way to make lime cement that releases zero CO2 emissions – and costs less too. After coal-powered electricity, cement manufacture is the next biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, because … [continued]