Researchers who think about how best to stave off the worst impacts of climate change often have their favorite way of disposing of one prominent industrial waste product: carbon dioxide (CO2). Some urge planting trees to soak up the greenhouse gas; others say capture it and pump it underground. For Brent Constantz, the solution is pavement, and lots of it.
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Marine corals, such as this reef in the North Pacific, inspired the idea for seawater cement.
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