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...

Olaf Schuiling presents his book "Olivijn - DE STEEN DER WIJZEN"  "SmartStones of the wise: Applications of Olivine in practise" Photo: Lodewijk Hoekstra (NL Greenlabel) receives the first book from Olaf. ISBN 978 90389 2573 8  NUR 930 Published by Uitgeverij Elmar BV Delft The Netherlands - 2017      ...

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...

Bill Gates Q&A on Climate Change: ‘We Need a Miracle’ When I say “miracle,” I don’t mean something that’s impossible. I’ve seen miracles happen before. The personal computer. The Internet. The polio vaccine. None of them happened by chance. They are the result of research and development...

IPCC Assessment Report (2015): The latest major institution to propose removing billions of tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere Rathenau Institute NL Report (2013) on Climate Engineering urges substantial research in CDR*) Dutch Government adopts position that CDR research should be at European level (2015) *)Carbon Dioxyde Removal...

The last Assessment Report 5 (AR5) of the ‘International Panel on Climate Change’ (IPCC) points out the critical need for strategies to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, and actively reduce acidification of the oceans.  It is not anymore sufficient to end greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize...

The world is desperately looking for safe and cost-effective solutions to counteract climate change by reducing the CO2 levels of the atmosphere. A recent interview with Olaf Schuiling for the Platform “Better World Solutions” , see at www.betterworldsolutions.eu/is-olivine-the-solution-against-climate-change-and-ocean-acidification ...