TITLE

Carbon sequestration: Buried trouble

AUTHOR(S)
Van Noorden, Richard
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Nature;2/18/2010, Vol. 463 Issue 7283, p871
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the challenges being faced in the implementation of carbon sequestration, a strategy that could help prevent climatic changes. In describes that in carbon sequestration, also known as carbon capture and storage (CCS), carbon dioxide emitted from factories and power plants is injected as a compressed liquid into geological formations. It mentions about the public opposition met by the plans of the government of the Netherlands to inject 400,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide under a shopping mall and informs about the slow rate at which the number of carbon sequestration plants are being established across the world.
ACCESSION #
48141404

 

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