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October 12, 2018

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Climeworks: The ambitious startup out to reverse climate change by capturing carbon from the air

Climeworks recently carried out a carbon capture pilot project at the Hellisheidi geothermal power plant in ...

If solving the problem of climate change was a 100-piece jigsaw puzzle, systems that suck C02 out of the air might make up one or two pieces. But as a warming planet and rising global emissions loom large, there are many who believe this unproven technology will have an important role to play – the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) among them. Climeworks is a Swiss company at the vanguard of this technology, and having just completed a year-long pilot project collecting C02 at the world's first negative emissions power plant, is rather optimistic about the way things are headed.

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Category: Environment

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Oct
2018

Nikon Small World winners zoom in on microscopic marvels

Image of Distinction: Cassida rubiginosa (thistle tortoise beetle), ventral view

A surreal close-up of a weevil eye has taken the top prize at this year's Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. The magnificent annual photography competition, in its 44th year, celebrates the skill and artistry in the world of microscopic photography.

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Category: Digital Cameras

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