IPCC report proposes sucking carbon out of the air as climate fix

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Technique of burning biomass then pumping released carbon underground included in leaked draft from UN climate panel

An upcoming UN report suggests that unproven technologies to suck carbon out of the air might be a fix for climate change, according to a leaked draft obtained by the Guardian. Scientists and government...

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