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Scientists have developed a synthetic way to absorb CO2 that’s way faster than plants


The conventional logic when it comes to addressing Earth’s dangerously high carbon dioxide (CO2) levels is to figure out ways to make sure we pump less CO2 into the air in the first place.

But plant life also helps to reduce humanity’s carbon footprint, sucking up about 25 percent of our carbon emissions to produce fuel for itself during photosynthesis. The only problem is, nature’s system for doing this is pretty slow and inefficient, but what if it could be boosted?

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Source:  Peter Dockrill, Science Alert, November 18, 2016


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