The preliminary work of Professor Olaf Schuiling is getting more and more spin-offs. In the Netherlands and abroad the Deltares research is already known and recently we came across a very promising pilot project in the Caribbean. See further www.projectvesta.org The application of olivine on beaches...

'De Volkskrant' Oct. 2019 'Wonder material' olivine catches CO2 out of the air. 'NRC Wetenschap' June 2020 'Als dit eens kon uitgroeien tot zeven kubieke kilometer…' Field experiment Deltares in Delft (NL) Jos Vink scooping olivine Deltares, an independent institute for applied research in the field...

At a major climate meeting in Poland, nearly 200 countries are trying to reach a deal on dramatically reducing carbon emissions. But a recent U.N. report found that may not be enough to avoid dangerous impacts from the warming climate. In fact, the world is...

An old post put forward by Oliver Tickell published in 2013 still holds. There is no news under the 'Sun'! Oliver Tickell is a British journalist, author and campaigner on health and environment issues, and author of the book Kyoto2 which sets out a blueprint for effective...

In the Netherlands olivine added in asphalt absorbs CO2 and increases road safety by a better contrast.   In de gemeente Leek is begonnen met het aanbrengen van een deklaag op de Mensumaweg die CO2-bindt en bovendien licht reflecteert. Beide toepassingen zijn op zich niet nieuw, maar de...

NEGATIVE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS A discussion: “Trouble with negative emissions ?” Kevin Anderson and Glen Peters assert that negative-emissions technologies are an “unjust and high-stakes gamble.” Klaus Lackner et al contradict the authors: “This characterization would sideline negative- emissions technologies and remove potentially important options from the portfolio...

CO₂ is emitted in large quantities as a consequence of our burning of fossil fuels. It has several unpleasant consequences, because it will probably cause climate change, and there are several reports that high levels of CO₂ in offices and schools may impair the quality of thinking of...