The world’s largest miner wants more action on carbon capture

BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP), the world’s largest mining company, is urging governments to provide more support to the industry for developing carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. The company’s vice president of sustainability & climate change, Fiona Wild, said BHP sees such initiatives as an effective way to reduce global emissions, meet climate targets and support[…]

Coal-fired power plant in India makes baking soda out of carbon dioxide

A fertilizer manufacturing company from the southern Indian city of Tuticorin has begun capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from its coal-powered plant and using it to make baking soda. System uses a new proprietary solvent that is reportedly slightly more efficient than those used conventionally, requiring less energy and smaller equipment. The ground-breaking method, developed by Carbon[…]