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Could the Northwest’s basalt rocks help slow climate change?

Northwest scientists say the region’s unique geology could help the planet. To keep heat-trapping gasses out of the atmosphere, researchers want to pump CO2 deep underground.
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This startup captures CO2 by injecting it straight into volcanic rock

In a remote, barren part of northern Kenya, a new pilot project will soon begin injecting CO2 more than 1,300 feet underground into volcanic rocks, where the greenhouse gas will also turn to stone.

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Adding crushed volcanic rock to farm soil could boost crops - and slow global warming
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Adding crushed volcanic rock to farm soil could boost crops - and slow global warming

Planet-warming carbon dioxide could be absorbed using ‘enhanced rock weathering,’ a natural process sped up to fight climate change.
How crushed volcanic rock in farm soil could help slow global warming — and boost crops
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How crushed volcanic rock in farm soil could help slow global warming — and boost crops

A new study explores how planet-warming carbon dioxide could be absorbed using ‘enhanced rock weathering,’ a natural process sped up to fight climate change.
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