Thursday, April 03, 2008


Martin Rees here.

[According to Joe Romm: One [Socolow and Pacala] wedge of coal with carbon capture and storage means storing the emissions from 800 large coal plants (4/5ths of all coal plants in 2000) — a flow of CO2 into the ground equal to the current flow of oil out of the ground. That’s right — you have to re-create the equivalent of the planet’s entire oil delivery infrastructure.]

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