60-Second Science
60-Second Science
Scientific American
To Fight Climate Change: Grow a Floating Forest, Then Sink It
5 minutes Posted Apr 12, 2021 at 9:00 am.
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A fast-growing front in the battle against climate change is focused on developing green technologies aimed at reducing humankind’s carbon footprint, but many scientists say simply reducing emissions is no longer enough. We have to find new ways to suck carbon out of the atmosphere. A Maine start-up is looking to raise a sinkable carbon-capturing forest in the open ocean.