Engineers Use CO2 to Make Fracking Greener

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has become an increasingly widespread method of natural resource extraction-but it has been criticized as damaging to the environment. A team of researchers have developed a solution that could make the process greener-a solution that could also capture atmospheric CO2 in the process. Fracking extracts resources from shale rock by injecting fluids-usually water mixed with sand and other materials-into the rock, fracturing it to release the resources trapped inside. But roughly 30 to 50 percent of the millions of liters of fluid injected is left behind in the rock after extraction, making it an environmentally-damaging form of energy resource harvesting.

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