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Industry Invests Big in Stanford Project

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Science  22 Nov 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5598, pp. 1537
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5598.1537a

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An international consortium of energy companies intends to pump up to $225 million over the next decade into a climate change and energy project led by Stanford University. Researchers say they are stunned by the size and scope of the effort to study ways to reduce global warming, which will examine everything from carbon sequestration to the economics of substituting hydrogen fuel for oil, coal, and natural gas.