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'Electrogeochemistry' captures carbon, produces fuel, offsets ocean acidification

June 25, 2018

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Limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius will require not only reducing emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), but also active removal of CO2 from the atmosphere. This has prompted heightened interest in "negative emissions technologies." A new study evaluates the potential for recently described methods that capture CO2 from the atmosphere through an "electrogeochemical" process that also generates hydrogen gas. Full Story

University of California, Santa Cruz

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