Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock

Christophe Nussbaum, Project Manager shows a one-meter wide fault in Opalinus Clay during a media visit of a CO2 storage experiment in the Mont Terri underground laboratory in St-Ursanne, Switzerland May 2, 2019. REUTERS/Marina Depetris

SAINT-URSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop it contributing to climate change. Inside Mont Terri in the Jura Mountains, a layer of impermeable clay could potentially trap carbon dioxide, the […]

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