Although far from perfect, modules that sequester CO2 could help limit climate change
Nuclear fusion won’t produce usable power until at least the end of this century, long after unchecked climate change could wreak untold damage, according to L.J. Reinders, a European researcher, attorney and author.
So, instead of chasing the pipe dream of fusion, scientists should concentrate on perfecting carbon capture technology that would scrub greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and deposit them deep underground, says Reinders, who’s writing a book on the subject.
“We should put much more money into these [capture] technologies,” he maintains. “The concentration of carbon dioxide in the air at the moment is 450 parts per million....