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Episode 73 - Technology Won't Save Us (Carbon Capture)

February 08, 2022 Kory & Kellan
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Episode 73 - Technology Won't Save Us (Carbon Capture)
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There are two technologies that techno-optimists love to tout as our saviors, that which will save us in the future: Carbon Capture and Geoengineering. While Geoengineering has been covered previously in this podcast, this episode focuses on the current state of carbon capture and why it's not the answer to all our problems.

Learn More:

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/02/book-excerpt-the-uninhabitable-earth-david-wallace-wells.html

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/31/carbon-capture-technology.html

https://www.nationalgrid.com/stories/energy-explained/what-is-ccs-how-does-it-work

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-02184-x

https://scitechdaily.com/cheaper-carbon-capture-is-on-the-way-marathon-research-effort-drives-down-cost/

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jul/20/a-shocking-failure-chevron-criticised-for-missing-carbon-capture-target-at-wa-gas-project

https://www.vice.com/en/article/7kb43x/shell-quest-carbon-capture-plant-alberta?utm_source=reddit.com



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