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Carbon Capture Is Needed to Avoid Catastrophe, Says Dire Climate Report

The IPCC's alarming climate change report says that limiting global warming will require unproven carbon dioxide removal technologies.

Glaciers and sea ice have been receding dramatically around the world as global temperatures rise. | Mario Tama/Getty Images
“The only true techno-fix would be a time machine, or large numbers of reflective white unicorns.”
A pilot project to do direct air capture of CO2 at Reykjavik Energy's Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant outside Reykjavik, Iceland. | Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images
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