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Not bad at first, but bad later on

The geologists' fear is that once the generated acid eats its way through the capstone layer it will have provided a pathway for the remaining sequestered carbon to escape. Some carbon may well become bound through chemical reactions but much more will still escape into the larger environment. I am just reporting what the authors of the paper stated. Note that they also did not say unequivocally that this would happen everywhere or anywhere, just that the possibility existed. So here is a chance of disaster delayed, not eliminated. Is that not the crux of the entire climate change argument, that things could go wrong so we need to take immediate and drastic action?


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