Climate Change: Carbon Capture and Storage

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Medium description

The amount of greenhouse gases our atmosphere can absorb is finite. Carbon Capture and Storage prevents carbon dioxide emissions from cheap, widely available fossil fuels entering the atmosphere, and stores them permanently and safely underground. 

The aim of this course is to help you: 

  • understand this technology objectively
  • why it is so important in our efforts against climate change. 

This introductory course is designed for a wider audience with an interest in energy, sustainability and climate change. 

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This course is hosted on an external learning platform.


  • Programme type
    Course: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
  • Cost and certification
    Free, with option to upgrade for a certificate
  • Duration
    5 weeks
  • Weekly effort
    2-3 hours
  • Difficulty level
  • Course platform
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