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Reactions That Store Carbon Underground Can Cause Cracking. That’s Good News.

A laboratory experiment found that as CO2 solidified, it caused the rock around it to crack. In real reservoirs, this process could open up space to pump in more CO2.

by |December 14, 2021
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Beyond Climate Change: What Happens Once We Control the Global Thermostat?

We’re developing the tools to slow and reverse climate change. If we succeed, our species will be managing the planet’s atmosphere indefinitely.

by Kevin Webb |December 14, 2021
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Lamont’s Dave Goldberg: Making Global Connections to Solve a Global Problem

David Goldberg recently returned to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory after a visiting appointment at the University of Montpellier on a “Make Our Planet Great Again” award.

by |January 25, 2019
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Researcher Takes Measure of Carbon Storage in Iceland

The idea of capturing carbon and storing it away offers an appealing solution to the “greenhouse gas” emissions from fossil fuels that are warming the planet. But how can we measure the process well enough to know what sort of impact the technology has?

by |March 28, 2014