Experts Debate Merits of Carbon Capture Technology
December 20, 2010
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Billions have been pledged to develop carbon capture and storage technology in Canada, a scheme that some say has the potential to drastically cut greenhouse emissions. Still, other experts point to Alberta's oil sands as a more efficient energy source.
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