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Exxon Mobil Says It Can Make Money Decarbonizing Steel
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Exxon Mobil Says It Can Make Money Decarbonizing Steel

"Carbon-capture technology can gather carbon dioxide from smokestacks or other industrial equipment, compress and liquefy it, and then pipe it to underground storage locations. This project, expected to start in 2026, would capture about 800,000 metric tons of carbon a year from producing iron used in steel, and bring Exxon’s (XOM) total project pipeline to more than 5 million tons a year."

VW Is on a Hunt for Resources to Remove China From Its EV Batteries
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VW Is on a Hunt for Resources to Remove China From Its EV Batteries

"PowerCo, a subsidiary VW created last year, is leading the company’s search for natural resources and other critical battery ingredients. Ultimately, VW wants to secure its own supplies for battery plants outside China and not have to rely on Chinese suppliers for battery materials, most of whom are in China, VW board member and technology chief Thomas Schmall told The Wall Street Journal."

Takachar is on a Mission to Transform Agriculture Globally
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Takachar is on a Mission to Transform Agriculture Globally

"Vidyut explained that his drive for launching Takachar and advancing clean tech started early, sharing, 'I grew up in New Delhi, and the city is known to have one of the worst air qualities in the world. You can see it around here right now, right? This is due to the open burning of agricultural waste here. So every winter, we would have very bad air quality and part of it would be contributed by the open burning of agricultural waste in farms surrounding the city.'"

How the Farm Bill can conserve wildlife and working landscapes
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How the Farm Bill can conserve wildlife and working landscapes

Marcia Argust explains how the Farm Bill can conserve wildlife in The Hill. “The scope of the Farm Bill is vast, but it offers an opportunity to support thriving wildlife populations, safe roadways and vibrant local economies. We urge Congress to follow recent science and data and continue to invest in wildlife connectivity when it...

Major Wind Farm at Arizona Cattle Ranch Comes Online
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Major Wind Farm at Arizona Cattle Ranch Comes Online

"The Chevelon Butte Ranch, which has been owned and operated by members of the O’Haco family for more than a century, is famous for its history of raising livestock, which over the years has included sheep and horses. The ranch today is known for its herd of Black Angus cattle. Parts of the ranch are used by hikers and rock climbers, as well as by fishermen and hunters."

NRC advisors give nod to Hermes construction permit
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NRC advisors give nod to Hermes construction permit

"In December 2020, Kairos received a Department of Energy Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program award for risk-reduction funding to support the development, construction, and commissioning of Hermes in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, Materion Corporation, and the Electric Power Research Institute. The total award value is $629 million over seven years, with the DOE contributing $303 million."

There is more than one way to make green steel
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There is more than one way to make green steel

"Another advantage of relying on electricity is that the world already produces and distributes plenty of it, whereas almost no infrastructure yet exists for making and supplying hydrogen. To top things off, Boston Metal’s approach is based on cells that are much smaller than furnaces. That makes electrolytic production modular and easy to scale up."

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