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Climate Projections For Year 2500 Show An Earth That Is Alien To Humans

NEW YORK - There are many reports based on scientific research that talk about the long-term impacts of climate change — such as rising levels of greenhouse gases, temperatures and sea levels — by the year 2100. The Paris Agreement, for example, requires us to limit warming to under 2.0 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels

By |2021-10-03T14:29:42-04:00October 3rd, 2021|Climate Change, Science|

Rock Dust Could Put A Drain On Atmospheric Carbon — Will This Technology Work?

WASHINGTON DC - Faced with the daunting task of rapidly curbing global warming to reduce the most devastating effects of climate change, humanity finds itself confronted with something akin to a “bathtub” problem: Just because you turn off the faucet doesn’t mean that the water instantly goes down the drain. In the context of climate

By |2021-10-03T14:29:42-04:00October 3rd, 2021|Carbon Capture, Clean Update, Climate Change, Science|

Climate Crisis: Do We Need Millions Of Machines Sucking CO2 From The Air?

LONDON, England- Does the world need millions of machines sucking carbon dioxide directly out of the air to beat the climate crisis? There is a fast-growing number of companies that believe the answer is yes and that are deploying their first devices into the real world. From turning CO2 into rock in Iceland, to capturing the

By |2021-10-03T14:29:43-04:00October 3rd, 2021|Carbon Capture, Science|

Oregon Scientist Working To Get Carbon Out Of Atmosphere

CORVALIS, Ore. - Over the next three years, Oregon State University researchers will be tackling one of the biggest technological challenges of our time — removing climate change-causing carbon from the atmosphere. “We’re designing technologies, or chemistry in my case, that will capture carbon dioxide just out of ambient air,” said OSU chemist May Nyman.

By |2021-09-26T16:52:25-04:00September 26th, 2021|Carbon Capture, Science|

Comerica Bank Michigan Economic Index Increased In July, 8th Consecutive Monthly Gain

DETROIT - Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index increased in July to 107.6, its eighth consecutive monthly gain. The index is within striking distance of its pre-COVID level of 109.2 from February 2020. Comerica's Economist said the bank expects to get there before the end of the year pending increased output by automakers. The auto production

By |2021-09-26T16:41:19-04:00September 26th, 2021|ESD|

Deadwood Releasing 10.9 Gigatons Of Carbon Every Year – More Than All Fossil Fuel Emissions Combined

DETROIT - Decaying wood releases around 10.9 gigatons of carbon worldwide every year, according to a new study by an international team of scientists. This is roughly equivalent to 115 percent of fossil fuel emissions. Co-author of the study Professor David Lindenmayer from The Australian National University (ANU) says it’s the first time researchers have been able

By |2021-09-26T16:41:19-04:00September 26th, 2021|Climate Change, Science|

A2Tech360 Oct. 1-8 In Ann Arbor

Two Weeks Until a2Tech360! October 1 – 8, 2021 We’re excited to announce four new events to the lineup, including the a2Tech360 Job Seeker Trek! With 20+ in-person and virtual events — many of which are free — there’s a lot of opportunity to engage with Ann Arbor’s dynamic tech community. While the entire schedule

By |2021-09-26T16:41:20-04:00September 26th, 2021|Entrepreneurs, Events/Announcements, New Products / Contracts|

SBAM Survey: Rising Costs, Staffing Shortage Biggest Threats To Small Businesses

LANSING – A new survey done by the Small Business Association of Michigan showed that while wages and staffing levels have begun to increase, rising costs and finding enough staff are still the top threats businesses are facing. “The pandemic has been difficult for small businesses, but it’s clear that entrepreneurs are adapting and taking

By |2021-09-26T16:41:20-04:00September 26th, 2021|Small Business Association of Michigan|

Genomenon Partners With Alexion To Help Genetic Testing Labs Diagnose Rare Diseases

ANN ARBOR - Genomenon, an AI-driven genomics company, announced it will collaborate with Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease to make critical information needed for the diagnosis and treatment for a set of rare diseases more readily accessible. The goal of this collaboration is to empower genetic testing labs with the data they need to diagnose patients

By |2021-09-26T16:41:20-04:00September 26th, 2021|Science|

Small Business Grants For Startups And Struggling Businesses

DETROIT - Small business grants can offer a boost for new businesses just getting off the ground or a net to catch existing businesses in free fall. These grants are offered by federal, state and local agencies as well as by private corporations. Many target specific sectors, like agriculture and technology, or seek to support small

By |2021-09-26T16:41:21-04:00September 26th, 2021|Entrepreneurs, News|