No joke! Trains could be the vehicles to capture more CO2 in the future
Environment Climate Change carbon capture

No joke! Trains could be the vehicles to capture more CO2 in the future

Markus Dieter Ostermann
Markus Dieter Ostermann

In 10 seconds? Researchers are proposing an upgraded idea to slow global warming: using trains – alongside carbon capture plants - to sequester CO2 from air. According to a study the tech would be much cheaper than existing methods.

What’s the story? A team of scientists came up with the idea to upgrade freight and passenger train cars with huge vents and a filtering mechanism to suck out thousands of tons of CO2 from the air and turn our trains into rolling carbon capture plants.

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