Opinion: Carbon capture is a crucial tool in California’s climate plan

California is leading the nation and much of the world with its ambitious effort to reduce the carbon emissions that are causing climate change.

But an economy built largely on burning carbon can’t be transformed overnight. That’s why we need tools to reduce emissions from carbon while we are doing everything we can to phase it out.

One innovative technology that holds great promise is carbon sequestration, which captures carbon emissions and returns them to the earth before they can harm the atmosphere.

The California Air Resources Board’s draft “Climate Change Scoping Plan,” which serves as a roadmap for the state’s climate strategy, wisely includes carbon capture as one of

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