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  1. Oct 2020
  2. May 2020
    1. even if all travel were completely carbon-free (imagine a renewable-powered, electrified train system, combined with personal EVs and battery-powered airplanes), there’d still be another 80 percent of fossil fuel emissions billowing into the skies.

      Transport - "only" 20 % of carbon emissions.

    2. “I think the main issue is that people focus way, way too much on people’s personal footprints, and whether they fly or not, without really dealing with the structural things that really cause carbon dioxide levels to go up,” said Gavin Schmidt, a climatologist and the director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City.

      Key quote. Correct. Individual action is not enough. We need a collective change of behaviour.

  3. Apr 2020
  4. Mar 2019
    1. Svante Arrhenius in 1896. His paper, published in the Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, was the first to quantify the contribution of carbon dioxide to what scientists now call the "greenhouse effect."

      Beginning of research into greenhouse gasses, global warming and CO2 emissions.

  5. Aug 2018
  6. Mar 2018
    1. MANUAL DE OPERACIÓN DEL EQUIPO DE EXTRACCIÓN SUPERCRÍTICA UTILIZANDO DIÓXIDO DE CARBONO COMO SOLVENTE

      me llamo mucho la atención este documento ya que habla del equipo como tal,cosa que no había tenido en cuenta

    1. OPTIMIZACIÓN DEL PROCESO DE EXTRACCIÓN SUPERCRÍTICA DE LOS POLIFENOLESDE LA VAINA DE TARA

      parece ser que ya hay una experimentación de la extracción por fluidos supercriticos, pero aquí se utiliza agua y es la extracción de polifenoles en general

  7. Nov 2017
  8. Oct 2017
    1. ‘Truly it would seem as if “Man strews the earth with ruin.”4 But this conclusion is too flattering to human vanity. Man's most permanent memorial is a rubbish-heap, and even that is doomed to be obliterated’ (Sherlock, 1922, p. 343

      CO2 atmospheric concentration used as simple indicator for many years to track great acceleration / progression in Anthropocence, this now joined by long list of other indicators, escalating at an alarming rate, population, water use/ shortage, paper consumption, global warming, increase in number and ferocity of storms .......

    2. In 1873, the Italian geologist and priest Antonio Stoppani suggested that our technologies, infrastructures, and patterns of land use had created fundamental changes in Earth’s systems, propelling us into what he called an ‘anthropozoic era’

      Note : Read over Article again by Will Steffen, Paull J Crutzen & John R McNeill. [] (https://www.pik-potsdam.de/news/public-events/archiv/alter-net/former-ss/2007/05-09.2007/steffen/literature/ambi-36-08-06_614_621.pdf)

      Explore development of Anthropocence. How do we track progression of Anthropocene? CO2 Emissions??

  9. Sep 2017