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Carbon Capture: Bright Promise Or Senseless Boondoggle?

October 29th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Carbon capture has a powerful allure. The Earth is overheating because there is too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. So why not suck out the excess, then store it in holes deep underground -- there are thousands upon thousands of old oil and gas wells just waiting for some useful purpose to come along -- or use it to make biofuel, fertilizer, medicine, and biodegradable plastics? It sounds like the ideal solution to a problem that affects us all



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