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International Energy Agency Urges Action on Climate

by Erica Peterson on November 14, 2011

An international energy organization is warning that action on climate change can’t be put off. The agency’s new report makes the case for spending money for energy upgrades now, rather than later.

The International Energy Agency publishes its World Energy Outlook every year—it’s an analysis of the world’s energy mix and projections of what’s to come. This year, the news wasn’t good.

The agency is predicting the world will produce record amounts of carbon dioxide over the next 25 years, and the CO2 will permanently raise the average temperature by 3.5 degrees Celsius. [click to continue…]

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Carbon Capture Technology Is Catching On Globally, but not as Quickly in the U.S.

by Erica Peterson October 10, 2011

Carbon capture and sequestration projects are picking up around the world, according to a new report, even as some in the United States have recently been shuttered. According to the Global Institute for Carbon Capture and Sequestration, the technology’s future is bright. CCS, as it’s known, is a process by which carbon dioxide is removed […]

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