Report: Efforts to suck carbon from air must be ramped up

External News: The nation needs to ramp up efforts to suck heat-trapping gases out of the air to fight climate change, a new U.S. report said.

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External News: The nation needs to ramp up efforts to suck heat-trapping gases out of the air to fight climate change, a new U.S. report said.

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The nation needs to ramp up efforts to suck heat-trapping gases out of the air to fight climate change, a new U.S. report said. The report from the National Academy of Sciences says technology to do so has gotten better, and climate change is worsening. Christopher Jones, a professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry is a coauthor of the report.

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The nation needs to ramp up efforts to suck heat-trapping gases out of the air to fight climate change, a new U.S. report said. The report from the National Academy of Sciences says technology to do so has gotten better, and climate change is worsening....The good news is that technology in this field has advanced more in the past nine months than it had in the previous decade, said study co-author Christopher Jones, an engineering professor of Georgia Tech. Jones is also a professor in the Georgia Tech School of Chemistry and Biochemistry. 

Read the full story here as it appeared in the Miami Herald on Oct. 24, 2018.

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College of Sciences, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Environment
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Energy and Sustainable Infrastructure
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carbon-reducing technologies, Christopher Jones
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  • Created By: A. Maureen Rouhi
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  • Created On: Nov 4, 2018 - 9:19pm
  • Last Updated: Nov 4, 2018 - 9:33pm