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Proposal to Fight Global Warming May Threaten Oceans

Researchers find that freezing gas to combat global warming may significantly harm marine life. Scientists have suggested capturing carbon dioxide gas from factory smokestacks and pumping it two miles under the ocean's surface. Freezing temperatures at that depth turn the CO2 into a slushy solid, which sinks to the ocean floor.

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Nicknamed "Scoop" in high school, David Malakoff joined NPR in December of 2004 as the technology and science correspondent for NPR’s science desk. His stories about how science and technology impact people’s daily lives can be heard on all NPR news programs.