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Plant-based insulation materials as CO2 sinks?

Researchers plan to develop a novel type of insulating material from plant-based raw materials or waste products that can permanently bind the CO2 it contains by means of a special heat treatment - and thus act as a CO2 sink.

Jan 27th, 2023

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Spinning food processing waste into 'gold'

There is money to be made - and potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions - by finding a second life for the potato peels, fried dough particles, cheese whey and other industrial food-processing waste products that routinely end up in landfills, according to new research.

Jan 25th, 2023

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Turning abandoned mines into batteries

A novel technique called Underground Gravity Energy Storage turns decommissioned mines into long-term energy storage solutions, thereby supporting the sustainable energy transition.

Jan 12th, 2023

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