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Can mass carbon capture really work?

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If we want to keep earth from warming more than a few degrees, we probably need to supercharge the natural processes that regulate CO2...and quick. Or we can invent some new methods to suck carbon out of the sky at an even bigger scale. The question is, can we capture all that carbon before earth becomes too hot for us? Can carbon capture on a massive scale really work?

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