Activated carbon filters could eventually be used in the carbon market as a means of reducing emissions from coal, oil and gas operations, according to a new study.
The study, which was published in the journal Energy & Environment, found that activated carbon filters are a cost-effective way to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gases CO2 and methane, both of which are responsible for climate change.
Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology uses a small amount of CO2 to capture and store it in a container in a greenhouse, allowing the CO2 in the container to be stored and released to the atmosphere.
In the future, the researchers believe that this technology could be combined with other technologies to make them cost effective.
In a world where the cost of carbon emissions is increasing, such as from increased use of fossil fuels, carbon capture and storage could become the first step to reduce carbon emissions and the carbon dioxide emitted from burning fossil fuels.
Activated carbon filtration technology has been available for a long time, however the new study shows it could be cost effective to reduce CO2 emissions by using activated carbon filtrates to capture CO2.
The researchers used an open-source, inexpensive technology to simulate CO2 removal from the carbon filter in a room with a high concentration of carbon dioxide in the air.
Using this technology, they simulated a CO2 trap that would trap the CO1 and CO2 molecules, and release the trapped CO2 into the atmosphere via a CO 2 filter.
The carbon filter then releases the trapped carbon to the environment, while capturing the remaining CO2 from the air using activated CO2 filtrates.
According to the study, the results indicate that activated CO3-capturing filters could significantly reduce emissions by up to 50% compared to the carbon capture technology used in conventional carbon capture technologies.
The findings also show that activated CCS technology can be applied to CO2 capture from existing CO2 traps.
“Our results suggest that activated-CO2-filtered carbon filters would be a promising option for CO2 management in the greenhouse gas emissions market,” the authors said.
“Activated-CO3-filters are cost-efficient and can be integrated with existing carbon capture strategies to reduce global CO2 production.”
According to The Carbon Tracker Initiative, the global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels are expected to double by 2050.
The research was funded by the European Commission, the European Community and the European Research Council.