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Can We Burn Our Way To A Cleaner Planet?

May 21st, 2018 | by Nexus Media

BECCS, which is short for “bioenergy with carbon capture and storage," entails growing plants that remove CO2 from the atmosphere, burning those plants to generate electricity, and then capturing the resulting carbon emissions before they escape into the atmosphere

Growing Algae, Saving Energy, & Capturing Carbon: P2P Microalgae Technology

October 1st, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Microalgae are single-celled organisms that are normally found in freshwater systems. This versatile plant matter can be used to produce biofuels, medicine, vitamin supplements, cosmetics, and feed for livestock. Microalgae is also a natural decontaminator, removing toxins from wastewater and absorbing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the air. A new innovation at Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) in Alberta, Canada, cultivates microalgae using sunlight energy

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