Carbon sequestration

DEFINITION: The long-term capture and storage of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in carbon sinks such as oceans, forests or soils to mitigate global warming and avoid dangerous climate change. A classic example is the during the photosynthesis of trees and plants, which absorb carbon dioxide and produce oxygen.

See also: Carbon capture and storage (CCS)

 

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