Iceland. Scientists urge government leaders to pursue carbon capture and sequestration

Friday, September 11, 2009   
 Iceland. Scientists urge government leaders to pursue carbon capture and sequestration
Scientists gathered in Iceland for a conference are urging government leaders headed to Copenhagen for climate talks later this year to pursue carbon capture and sequestration as a way of addressing global warming. As levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide continue to rise, this technique for removing excess carbon dioxide from the air and storing it safely underground must be part of the solution for solving climate change. We are in a mess with CO2," says Wallace Broecker, a climate scientist at Columbia University, "a mess that is cheaper to clean up now, than meeting the consequences of global warming later." An article in the BYM Marine Environment News .


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