- the process of trapping carbon dioxide at its emission source, transporting it to a usually underground storage location, and isolating it there: New carbon capture technologies provide an additional weapon against global warming.
Also called carbon capture and storage, car·bon cap·ture and se·ques·tra·tion.
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Examples from the Web for carbon capture
The coal industry says carbon-capture technology is unproven and would make building new plants uneconomical.Obama Administration Issues New Rules Capping Carbon Emissions From New Coal Plants
September 20, 2013