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The case for mandatory sequestration

The fact that cumulative carbon dioxide emissions are more important than annual emission rates calls for a fresh approach to climate change mitigation. One option would be a mandatory link between carbon sequestration and fossil fuel extraction.

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Allen, M., Frame, D. & Mason, C. The case for mandatory sequestration. Nature Geosci 2, 813–814 (2009).

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