Monday, May 18, 2009

Is carbon capture the political key to climate bill?

"With Congress crafting energy and climate legislation, disparate lobbyists are urging lawmakers to think about China and other developing countries as reasons to develop power plants that capture coal's carbon emissions. If the United States succeeds in building commercially viable coal plants, lobbyists and some independent experts argue, it could export the technology to countries that are building traditional power plants at a rapid clip."

So reports Scientific American in an interesting article
you can read here

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