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Posted Tue Jun 12 2012: from BBC:
New holey material soaks up CO2
NOTT-202 is a "metal-organic framework" that works like a sponge, absorbing a number of gases at high pressures. But as the pressure is reduced, CO2 is retained as other gases are released. The development, reported in Nature Materials, holds promise for carbon capture and storage, or even for removing CO2 from the exhaust gases of power plants and factories.
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'Doc Michael says:
Until we build a solar-powered system that extracts carbon from the air, and pumps it back down the oil wells and mines faster than we burn it, it's hard to get excited.
Because we need to get that genie of cheap energy back in its bottle.

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