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Capturing Carbon

Capturing Carbon

An eighth-grader's science fair project prompts her scientist father to develop a new way to pull excess carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.

arrow Where Do We Put It?

Explore options for storing the carbon dioxide that threatens to turn Earth into a solar oven.

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Geophysicist Klaus Lackner from Columbia University answers your questions on carbon capture and storage.

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How many pounds of CO2 does a person breathe out every year, and how many pounds does a tree take up?