Stronger, stiffer, greener: Carbon-negative natural-fiber composites

Stronger, stiffer, greener: Carbon-negative natural-fiber composites University of Michigan Department of Mechanical Engineering 2019/2020 Annual Report BY: Kim Roth, Scientific Writer Lightening the weight of the machines that move people by land, sea and air is beneficial for many reasons, including improved fuel efficiency and the ability to carry higher payloads or added safety systems. … Read more

Using CO2 as an industrial feedstock could change the world. Here’s how

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Using CO2 as an industrial feedstock could change the world. Here’s how World Economic Forum BY: Dr. Volker Sick, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director Global CO2 Initiative, University of Michigan Using recovered CO2 as a feedstock can boost growth and lower emissions The market could be worth trillions of dollars Governments and business leaders can … Read more

#CarbonTake with Bernard David of the Global CO2 Initiative

Bernard David Chair, Advisory Board of the Global CO2 Initiative Bernard David is the founder of the Global CO2 Initiative and Chair of its Advisory Board. He has extensive experience in entrepreneurship and has written eight books about entrepreneurship and allied technology use.   Q: What role do you see carbon technology playing as we … Read more