Volker Sick and colleagues determine which products are best suited for emerging carbon capture technologies

Volker Sick and colleagues recently published a paper on the relative impacts of carbon utilization for different area of production. “Decisions to globally scale CCU operations will require guidance on identifying products that maximize the climate benefits of using captured CO2,” said lead author Dwarak Ravikumar, a former postdoctoral researcher at U-M’s Center for Sustainable…

GCI Director, Volker Sick, on what individuals can do about climate change

Volker Sick was recently interviewed by the Los Angeles Times about climate change. “We don’t have a silver bullet, one thing that fixes everything,” Sick said. “So we need individual action, we need policy action, new technology — we need to make changes in lots of things, but we need to do this with a…

Most recent issue of the GCI newsletter features GCI Director, Volker Sick

“Carbon dioxide capture and utilization offers us the opportunity to help stabilize the climate, to ensure continued access to products that cannot be made without carbon, and to add critically needed jobs especially in underserved regions of the world. These are all urgent needs that require swift and large-scale action.” Click here to read more.

IPCC’s climate change report is ‘code red for humanity,’ says UN secretary-general

“We need to pull out all stops to accelerate CO2 capture and utilization to reduce atmospheric CO2 and to ensure availability of key products that are free from fossil carbon. Traditional technology deployment is too slow; it is urgent that we take action to avert the grim scenarios described in this latest IPCC report,” say Bernard David and Volker Sick, of the Global CO2 Initiative

GCI article named one of “3 Essential Reads”

As the US congress considers a trillion-dollar infrastructure deal that addresses the continuing impacts of climate change on American cities and towns, the Conversation named a recent GCI article on climate-friendly concrete as one of “3 essential reads” to better understand innovations in resilient infrastructure. To read the whole story, click here.