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"Obviously, it would be most ecologic to leave the coal where it is. But since this does not happen..." Actually, there are some who would like to buy the coal in the ground and leave it there as part of an environmentalist strategy, as explained in the 2014 paper "Buy Coal! A Case for Supply-Side Environmental Policy" by Bård Harstad. ...


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The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) verifies forest management practices and Chain of Custody (CoC) of forest products. Chain of Custody (CoC) certification applies to manufacturers, processors and traders of FSC certified forest products. It ensures that FSC materials and products have been checked at every stage of processing, so customers purchasing ...


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There are simultaneous calls for not using paper in any form because it causes deforestation, but when it comes to building and making products from wood it is considered environmentally sustainable, as new trees are constantly planted. I don't think any paper manufacturer is using forestry practices where the forest isn't replanted. All of the major ...


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My question is, what good ways are there store/sink coal? Just sinking large quantities of coal in the oceans is probably be a bad idea, and can have disastrous side effects. So what is known in this direction? You are correct, buying coal and trying to sink it into oceans is a bad idea. Your other idea, to leave coal in the ground as nature created it, ...


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What are the most promising alternatives, in terms of the economics and scalability, to decarbonise steel production? Both for the reduction of iron oxide to iron, and for the iron-to-steel process? I'll answer the first: Direct reduction of iron oxide to iron using hydrogen. There are several features that make this a promising alternative: Firstly, ...


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