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Japanese Firm Sells CO2 Eating Carbon Offset Plants

October 30, 2008 / No Comments

I probably should have studied harder when I was in science class, but I seem to remember that all plants thrive on CO2. Even so, Ota Florticulture Auction Co., which is Japan's largest flower wholesaler, is planning to market a series of arrangements made up of potted plants that gobble up large amounts of CO2. There's always someone wanting to ...

Technological Breakthrough – Transforming CO2 Emissions into Fuel

October 17, 2008 / No Comments

Carbon Sciences has recently declared that it has made an important breakthrough that can convert CO2 emissions into fuels. This would cut down on the 62 billion metric tones of CO2 - root cause of global warming, which is let out into the atmosphere every year. The technology will use these harmful emissions and convert them into useful sources of energy. As ...

Trigeneration Power System Developed in Japan

July 4, 2008 / No Comments

  Kansai Electric Power C0 will work in cahoots with three other companies to develop a 'trigeneration system' that can produce electric power and also utilize waste heat and CO2 emissions, all to improve farming productivity. Toyota Turbine and Systems Inc. (yeah, they are related to that Toyota) will design a small gas turbine that can burn liquified natural gas to generate ...

Tokyo Tells Large Buildings to Cut CO2 Emissions

June 25, 2008 / No Comments

Tokyo passed a mandate for large office buildings, shops, hotels, universities and factories to cut their CO2 emissions. About 1,300 establishments which use 1,500 kiloliters of crude per year will be affected. The hope is to reduce energy consumed by 15-20% by 2020. Tokyo creates about 4.5% of Japan's overall CO2 emissions, and these 1,300 businesses are responsible for ...