TITLE

Let's bury coal's carbon problem

AUTHOR(S)
Pearce, Fred
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/29/2008, Vol. 197 Issue 2649, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines progress with regards to transforming coal into a zero-emission fuel. Coal technologists have been suggesting carbon capture and storage (CCS). However, a study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, titled "The Future of Coal," indicates that the first commercial CCS plants will not be on stream until 2030 at the earliest. Energy company Shell Oil Co. does not foresee CCS being in widespread use until 2050.
ACCESSION #
31711678

 

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