Exchanging CO2 for methane (natural gas)

They’ve done it in a laboratory: Scientists have injected carbon dioxide into the kind of  methane ice that underlies vast tracts of permafrost in the Arctic and lurks beneath the deep seafloor throughout the world.

In that experiment, the carbon dioxide exchanged with the methane molecules. While the CO2 was sequestered inside the ice, the scientists extracted an energy source that may exist in nature in greater volume than all other fossil fuels combined.

Read more here:http://blogs.forbes.com/jeffmcmahon/2011/05/19/pilot-technology-sequesters-co2-as-it-extracts-natural-gas/

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