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The Greener Gas Station of the Future

green-gas-stationScientists are seeking ways to prevent the emission of carbon into the atmosphere from the carbon reserves leached into the ground at gas stations.

There are two approaches under consideration.  The first would fill gas pumps with carbon-negative biofuels.  The emissions would be captured and sequestered underground, with net negative emissions.  The second approach utilizes direct-air capture systems to create fuel from the excess airborne carbon.

In another scenerio, the gas station of the future might not even sell gas.  Instead, it could sell fuel to power other types of engines, including electricity or hydrogen. Full story.

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