Carbon Capture – Hope is not a plan

Posted on May 13, 2008. Filed under: CarbCrap |

“carbon capture storage (CCS)” is dangled before our eyes to distract us from taking meaningful action…

Currently, CCS is storing a few million tons but to have a meaningful impact on global warming would require the storage of several billion tons – and an entire transportation industry would have to be created just to store carbon dioxide. We would basically be storing carbon dioxide we created in the transportation of … carbon dioxide. The world’s largest transported good would not be food, people or oil – it would be CO2.

Read more from the big-picture essay on carbon capture and sequestration, source: grist.com

 

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