Carbon sponge could capture and store coal emissions, say researchers

Carbon sponge could soak up coal emissions.

Carbon sponge could capture and store coal emissions, say researchers

Science Recorder | Mark Petillo | Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Could a carbon sponge soak up coal emissions? Scientists from Monash University and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) believe it is possible. They contend that emissions from coal power stations could be significantly reduced by a novel material that absorbs massive amounts of carbon dioxide, then releases it when exposed to sunlight... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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