Novel geothermal technology packs a one-two punch against climate change

Monday, June 6, 2011 - 09:00 in Physics & Chemistry

Two University of Minnesota Department of Earth Sciences researchers have developed an innovative approach to tapping heat beneath the Earth's surface. The method is expected to not only produce renewable electricity far more efficiently than conventional geothermal systems, but also help reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) -- dealing a one-two punch against climate change.

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