The Global CO2 Initiative at the University of Michigan Publishes Valuable Toolkit to Assess CO2 Utilization Technology

Techno-Economic Assessment & Life Cycle Assessment Guidelines for OC2 Utilization

ANN ARBOR – The Global CO2 Initiative at the University of Michigan has released the Techno-Economic Assessment (TEA) and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Guidelines for CO2 Utilization.  Presented at the 16th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization in Rio de Janeiro, these guidelines were produced in partnership with the University of Sheffield, RWTH Aachen, IASS … Read more

Axios: Carbon capture and CO2 use get multi-million dollar boost

hand using eraser to eliminate CO2 in the air, produced by carbon dioxide emitting smoke stack.

Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios By Amy Harder, Axios Technology behind capturing carbon dioxide emissions and turning them into everyday products — everything from lipstick to concrete — is getting a multi-million dollar boost in a new initiative led by the University of Michigan. Why it matters: These technologies, as far-fetched as they may seem, are technically … Read more

‘Carbon negative, dollar positive:’ Initiative aspires to turn a greenhouse gas into profitable products

ANN ARBOR—Removing carbon dioxide from the air and turning it into useful products is the long-term goal of a new initiative at the University of Michigan. The Global CO2 Initiative is funded with up to $4.5 million—a maximum of $2.5 million in seed funding from Michigan Engineering and an additional $2 million in other fundraising … Read more

Get video, slides from Noah Diech’s Beyond Carbon Neutral Seminar Series talk

white daisies in bloom

Want to check out Noah Diech’s March 29 talk, “Opportunities for Advancing CO2 Removal Technology and Policy?” Watch the video on YouTube or view the presentation slides (PDF: 1MB). Abstract While carbon removal (i.e. negative emissions) is widely regarded by academics as critical for meeting aggressive climate goals, it is often described in theoretical terms … Read more