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a Swiss slab injects carbon dioxide into rock deep underground to test with the CO two can be locked away in rock or if it leaks out of small four lines if it works I mean scientists can store the main greenhouse gas causing global warming I want to see how the CO two , from software through the fall this is what we wanted to answer geological storage of CO two already exists but usually an uninhabited places like the Algerian desert or North Sea okay just to do it is their job what is new here is that if one day we went to stocks CO two in Switzerland which is a densely populated region we need to make sure that the CO two what Mike right to the surface and contaminate for instance drinking water sources this is really one of the major stakes here , environmental groups fear the technology could actually hurts efforts to fight climate change is governments might believe CO two storage gives them a right to pollute well nothing is done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions it's about the owner of the vehicle what worries us is not only that these technologies are being developed but to see that in the meantime the necessary efforts need to limit greenhouse gas emissions on not being made and that should be done in parallel we should massively wouldn't use these emissions , the project in mount Terry in Switzerland's Ural Mountains as international support from countries ranging from Switzerland to France Japan and the United States major energy firms like B. P. and total also backed the project