Kategorie: Media

Phys.Org: New knowledge towards increasing carbon dioxide uptake in plants

by the University of Copenhagen

In a new study published in the scientific journal PNAS, researchers from the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences have just discovered that a group of proteins in plant leaf cells, called CURT1, plays a much more important role in photosynthesis than once thought. Much of their research revolves around making photosynthesis more efficient so that plants can absorb more CO2.

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Carbon 180: The future of Direct Air Capture is knocking

by Peter Minor, PhD, director of science and innovation

A few start-ups have embraced new innovations that will greatly accelerate the path to gigaton-scale removal. C180’s been keeping an eye out, and they have identified three core developments that could supercharge the DAC industry — and the policy support needed to implement them.

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Interview: „CO2 and the ocean“ – marine researcher Gregor Rehder on TV (in German)

At prime time yesterday (14th November), Gregor Rehder (Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde and speaker of CDRmare) was interviewed by NDR in a German local TV news program. In the report and subsequent live interview (6 minutes in total) he was asked about whether and to what extent the ocean can play a significant role in the removal and storage of CO2 from the atmosphere, which will be answered in the next few years in the new DAM research mission „CDRmare„.

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