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Scientists can now turn CO2 in the air into solid coal

by Stephen Johnson, Big Think

The cost-effective method could revolutionize how we remove carbon from the atmosphere, particularly in regard to climate change.

Scientists have created a method to convert carbon dioxide back into solid coal, a breakthrough that could change the ways carbon is removed from the atmosphere and permanently stored.

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Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study

by Mark Kinver, BBC News: Science & Environment

A warmer world will release vast volumes of carbon into the atmosphere, potentially triggering dangerous climate change, scientists warn.

Writing in journal Nature, they project that an increase of 1C (1.8F) will release an additional 55 billion tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere by 2050. Continue reading Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study