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carbon capture and storage Line breaks: car¦bon cap|ture and stor|age

Definition of carbon capture and storage in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The process of trapping carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels or other chemical or biological process and storing it in such a way that it is unable to affect the atmosphere.
Example sentences
  • He will argue for a cut in the VAT on energy efficient products and for further support for carbon capture and storage.
  • Like biofuels and micro wind turbines, carbon capture and storage turns out to be another great green scam.
  • Well for countries rich in coal, such as Australia and China and the United States, carbon capture and storage is obviously very high on the agenda.

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