Okay, I’m back form my trip to Finland and the UK. I’ll post more thoughts and observations from the trip over the coming days. There’s a lot to talk about.
In the meantime, I wanted to draw readers’ attention to a very interesting article in today’s National Post newspaper about a highly effective carbon sequestration system that’s up and running on a huge scale near Weyburn, Saskatchewan. I didn’t realize such potential to offset global warming existed anywhere, never mind Canada. To wet your appetite for the article (which I’ve pasted below), let me just quote the following:
“Geologists say Canada is blessed with huge sedimentary basins that have the potential to hold mind-boggling volumes of the gas.
“We’d run out of fossil fuels before we’d run out of storage space,” says geologist Malcolm Wilson of the University of Regina.
On a global scale, scientists estimate there is room to bury the entire world’s CO2 emissions for hundreds of years.”
Now, here’s the article: