Volume 85 Issue 14 | pp. 48-51
Issue Date: April 2, 2007

Dealing with Carbon Dioxide from coal

The U.S. must lead the world in CO2 capture and sequestration technologies, and it must act quickly
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Climate Change
News Channels: Environmental SCENE

IF "KING COAL" is to keep its top spot in an increasingly carbon-constrained world, chemists and engineers must quickly develop and test new technologies to capture and sequester carbon dioxide emitted by coal-fired power plants.

That's one of the primary conclusions of a new report by faculty at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Also, at a March 20 hearing of a House Committee on Energy & Commerce subcommittee, Congress members heard the same point repeatedly in . . .

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