Archive for February, 2009


The Christian Science Monitor—How to stash carbon dioxide: Turn it into stone.

A long-known but little-tested means of permanently storing carbon dioxide (CO2) underground, mineral carbonation, is now the subject of study in Iceland and Oman. The good news is that mineral carbonation promises to lock away CO2 – a powerful greenhouse gas – in a much more stable form than simply pumping it into an underground […]