Podcast: California Carbon Sequestration Controversy – Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers want California to completely eliminate the state’s carbon footprint by 2045. They are taking every possible step to achieve this ambitious goal; from phasing out gas engines in new cars and lawn mowers to electrifying home stoves. But there is an even bigger plan ahead, which, according to environmental experts, could derail everything.

Today we’re talking about California’s plan to pump carbon dioxide into the ground. It sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel, but that’s what California says is the key to making the state carbon neutral. Can it work? Read the full transcript here.

Master: Gustavo Arellano

Guests: LA Times Air Quality Correspondent Tony Briscoe

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