Going Green

Saturday, February 16, 2008

CO2 Absorbing Crystals

This technology sounds interesting until you read that it may double the cost of generating electricity.

New crystals can absorb carbon dioxide

UCLA researchers develop a substance that could capture the gas in smokestacks and tailpipes to help stem climate change.

By Alan Zarembo, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
February 16, 2008

UCLA scientists have synthesized a new class of sponge-like crystals that can soak up carbon dioxide, the primary greenhouse gas in industrial emissions.The crystals --(complete article here).

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