As an alternative to pumping CO2 underground, a Texas project will use flue gases from burning coal as ingredients to make baking soda and other industrial chemicals.
Carbon Sciences says it can transform the ubiquitous greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into a harmless solid fairly cheaply. We shall see.
The Canadian province is going to be one of the first to pay big bucks to bury its fumes.
If it smells, it sells. That could be the motto for a new wave of business efforts looking for good, new ways to use old stuff.