Chemical engineers at the University of Illinois Chicago are investigating new methods to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from cement manufacturing, thanks to two federal grant awards.
Tag: decarbonization and energy
David Sholl: Driving a decarbonized energy system
David Sholl, director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s new Transformational Decarbonization Initiative, is on a mission: hasten the development and deployment of decarbonization solutions for the nation’s energy system.
California Cities Top List of New Report Ranking U.S. Climate Action Plans
A new report evaluating the efficacy of climate action plans and commitments of the 100 largest U.S. cities finds the leadership of these municipalities stands as an important counter to the federal government’s rollback of climate policies and departure from the Paris Agreement. Yet, despite genuine achievements by some, roughly two-thirds of cities are currently lagging in their targeted emissions levels, and, on average, all cities in the report need to cut their annual emissions by 64% by 2050 in order to reach their respective goals.