carbon capture

carbon capture
carbon capture UK US noun [U] (also carbon capture and storage, ABBREVIATION CCS)
ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY a way of catching the carbon produced by machines and processes so that it is not released into the environment: »

Many of the latest technologies for carbon capture and storage have been generated in the UK.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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