Life in the Fast Lane

Capturing That Carbon

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This feature previously appeared on this blog May 24, 2012.

Carbon sequestration is the capture and storage of atmospheric carbon. Kelly O’Brien makes the case that it’s already being stored quite nicely in crude petroleum oil ¬†and coal and that burning these materials in low-efficiency, highly polluting machines is not the way to go.

Coal: where carbon is naturally stored. Photo: stpauligirl / flickr user