From the atmosphere to your gas tank?

Los Alamos scientists have come up with a way to capture carbon dioxide from the air and produce carbon-neutral fuel, according to a New York Times report.

What if there was a way to capture carbon dioxide from the air and use it to make carbon-neutral fuel? Scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory say they have developed a process that does just that, according to a report by Andrew C. Revkin of The New York Times . But there's a "minor hurdle," says Revkin. Hint: nuclear power figures into the equation.

Read the full New York Times story: "Federal lab says it can harvest fuel from air (with a catch)"

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