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False Cypress Excellent at Absorbing CO2

False Cypress Excellent at Absorbing CO2

DAEJEON, Jun. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — False cypress, similar to the hinoki cypress, was found to be capable of demonstrating robust growth and an excellent capability of absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2). False cypress, among other conifer trees, is known to have the strongest resistance against sulfite gas and CO2. False cypress is also known to [...]

Government Invests Billions to Find Use for Greenhouse Gases

Government Invests Billions to Find Use for Greenhouse Gases

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The key focus of a 47.5-billion-won ($40.6 million) government project announced Monday will be on demonstrating and implementing viable technologies that can turn greenhouse gases or carbon compounds (CO and CO2) from industrial complexes into useful chemical materials, such as methanol.  The project will be jointly conducted by the [...]

Development of CO2 Absorbent Hints at Potential for Eco-Friendly Future

Development of CO2 Absorbent Hints at Potential for Eco-Friendly Future

DAEJEON, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of scientists at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) recently announced the development of technology that will allow for the mass production of carbon dioxide absorbents, which are used for post-combustion CO2 capture that could hypothetically help ease global warming resulting from excessive CO2 emissions.  [...]