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Solid Carbon researchers Benjamin Tutolo (left) and Adedapo Awolayo; bottom, solid carbonate mineral formation (small bumps) on basaltic minerals (large chunks), photographed through scanning electron microscopy. (Credit: The Reactive Transport Group at the University of Calgary)

From greenhouse gas to rock in 25 years

Newly published research by scientists with the Solid Carbon project shows that carbon dioxide taken from the atmosphere and injected into the deep subsea floor off Vancouver Island may turn into solid rock in about 25 years.