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EIN Newsdesk outlines the open source release of the Carbon Capture Simulation Toolset. PNNL is one of five national labs to develop the tool. 04.03.18

Green Car Congress reports that National Energy Technology Laboratory is releasing the Carbon Capture Simulation Tool as open source software. PNNL was one of five national labs to develop the tool. 4.3.18 04.03.18

Vanessa Bailey, a PNNL soil carbon expert provided outside comment in a South Africa Today story on carbon taxes and carbon sequestration. Bailey said there is not good way of assessing how long this new carbon persists in soils. 03.21.18

R&D Magazine highlighted one of the R&D 100 award winning technologies that PNNL was a part of. NREL submitted the team award winning National Risk Assessment Partnership Toolset. 02.02.18

NanoWerk posted a story on PNNL’s MOF research that shows a certain Metal Organic Framework material may ultimately help lower energy consumption for air cooling by holding onto large amounts of refrigerant gasses as reported in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. 07.28.17

Earth Magazine interviewed PNNL’s Pete McGrail on the Wallula field demonstration of carbon sequestration in basalt for a story on carbon capture and sequestration. No link available; Subscription required. 07.01.17

Age Times reported on PNNL research results of a field test that verified sequestering CO2 in basalt generates a chemical reaction that turns the gas to rock. 02.16.17

The Manufacturer reported on PNNL’s results from the Wallula carbon sequestration demonstration recently published in Environmental Science and Technology. 01.11.17

Discover Magazine listed research into carbon sequestration in basalt as one of the top 100 stories of 2016. PNNL published research that shows CO2 reacts with minerals in subsurface basalt and turns to stone, meaning CO2 could be permanently stored underground. Full text not available. 01.01.17

Vice News’ Motherboard named PNNL’s research on the conversion of carbon dioxide to rock in basalt flows on a list of “happiest environmental news of 2016. 12/28/16

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