carbon capture

  1. 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.

Origin of carbon capture

First recorded in 1970–75
  • Also called carbon capture and storage, car·bon cap·ture and se·ques·tra·tion .

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