Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

CO2 Sequestration by Algae Reactors By Tim Liebert.

Calling it unproven technology understates its problems Considerable hype surrounds the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by using the carbon dioxide in stack gases to produce algae. Such schemes would remove the CO2 from stack gases, bubble these gases through ponds or tub
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Consultants: Coal-Fired Power ‘Imprudent’ Investment

TOPEKA – Building new coal-fired electric plants is a shaky proposition in light of today’s skyrocketing construction costs and the likelihood Congress will cap emissions, say energy consultants on a speaking tour in Kansas this week. Power industry analysts with the Cambr
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Where Climate Protection Is Concerned, Every Day Matters

If reducing its green house gas (GHG) emissions is a passion of the Lawrence City Commission, then why has so little been done to develop the city’s promised climate protection program?  It’s been two years since Mayor Boog Highberger signed the Mayoral Agreement for Climate Protectio
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Holcomb Expansion Not Needed for Wind Power Transmission Lines

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Carey Maynard-Moody Testimony Supporting Climate Protection Task Force

My name is Carey Maynard-Moody and I am chair of the Wakarusa Group KS Chapter Sierra Club.  I am also coordinator of the KS Chapter Sierra Club Cool City campaign.  I speak to you on behalf of these entities tonight re the matter of a mayoral appointed climate protection task force.
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