"H2 Green Steel last year announced pre-orders of 1.5 million metric tons of steel from customers including automakers BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Scania, appliance maker Electrolux, and primary steel suppliers such as Bilstein Group and Klöckner & Co., and said it secured price premiums of 20 to 30 percent for those purchases."
Catherine Clifford of CNBC reports on a new breakthrough in carbon removal. “When the lung-like ‘fruit’ have been collected from the carbon ‘orchard,’ they will be put in a container, where low heat will be applied to remove the carbon dioxide. The desorption process will be powered by clean energy to ensure the process is...
"That powder is then combined with water to become calcium hydroxide and spread onto trays the size of large desks or picnic blankets. Outside, the calcium hydroxide puffs up like a cookie in the oven as it absorbs carbon dioxide over about three days. The resulting limestone can go back into the kiln to restart the cycle."
While a new clean energy source would be welcome to meet future demand, fusion should not be viewed as a way to reach global climate targets, nor should the international community wait on its arrival before pursuing ways to continue reducing emissions.
"Centrus said the capacity of the 16-centrifuge cascade that is expected to begin enrichment operations in October will be about 900 kilograms of HALEU per year, but with sufficient funding and offtake commitments, production could expand significantly."
"But today’s niche solutions could very well be tomorrow’s mainstream fashion. July was the hottest month ever recorded. Over time, entrepreneurs like Russell expect adoption of cooling clothes to spread from outdoor laborers to almost everyone."
"JLL, which manages billions of square feet of commercial real estate around the world, has been making a string of investments to bring AI systems to companies looking to cut their emissions. The business case: Eco-friendly buildings charge higher rents and are on the market for less time. JLL says it expects 56% of organizations to pay a premium for sustainable spaces by 2025."