Enhanced Weathering: An Effective and Cheap Tool to Sequester Co2

@article{Schuiling2006EnhancedWA,
  title={Enhanced Weathering: An Effective and Cheap Tool to Sequester Co2},
  author={Roelof Dirk Schuiling and Pieter Krijgsman},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={2006},
  volume={74},
  pages={349-354}
}
Weathering and subsequent precipitation of Ca- and Mg-carbonates are the main processes that control the CO2-concentration in the atmosphere. It seems logical, therefore, to use enhanced weathering as a tool to reduce rising CO2-levels. This can be applied as a technology, by reacting captured CO2 with olivine or calcium-silicates in autoclaves. It can also be applied extensively, by spreading fine-powdered olivine on farmland or forestland. Measures to control the CO2-levels of the atmosphere… Expand

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