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Carbon capture: UK’s largest project will turn CO2 into baking soda

Latesttalks | 24/06/2022 08:35 AM | Click to read full article

The UK’s biggest carbon capture project is opening today, with carbon dioxide being used to make sodium bicarbonate for dialysis machines, pharmaceutical tablets and baking soda.

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is seen by the UK’s climate change advisers as a “crucial” technology for reaching net-zero emissions but has had a chequered history with several major projects being cancelled.