Could turning carbon dioxide into rock help solve the climate crisis?
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As COP26 continues, we revisit a conversation from Iceland, where scientists are using new technology to capture carbon emissions and inject them into basalt deposits.
The carbon atoms bind with the rock and become a natural non-polluting part of the environment. Some scientists are calling it a potential solution to the global climate crisis.
We revisit host Robin Young’s conversation with Sandra Ósk Snæbjörnsdóttir, Kári Helgason and Andri Magnason.
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