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The Unfulfilled Promise Of Carbon Capture

Many carbon-capture-and-sequestration, or CCS schemes aim to intercept carbon emissions and store them underground. (Vattenfall)
Many carbon-capture-and-sequestration, or CCS schemes aim to intercept carbon emissions and store them underground. (Vattenfall)

Renewable energy is reaching record levels around the country, but fossil fuels aren’t going away anytime soon. As states look for ways to fight climate change, one idea is to capture the carbon pollution from power plants and store it underground. Despite millions in taxpayer dollars invested, it still remains largely just an idea. Lauren Sommer from Here & Now contributor KQED reports.

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