FLASHES & RELEASES

06 Aug

2015

Can’t we just remove carbon dioxide from the air to fix climate change? Not yet

Can’t we just remove carbon dioxide from the air to fix climate change? Not yet

Resource Recovery & Environment Management | UNITED STATES
Published by : Care 2 Trade

John Shepherd, University of Southampton If we have put too much CO2 into the air, wouldn’t it make sense to find ways to remove it again? Well, yes: it would. But sadly it isn’t likely to be easy or cheap and, according to new research, it isn’t an adequate “solution” to the problems of climate change. The possible “carbon removal” techniques are very diverse. They include growing trees on land or algae in the sea and capturing and burying some of the carbon…

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