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What is decarbonization? In simple terms, decarbonization is the process of reducing and removing carbon dioxide output from a given country’s economy. Though carbon emissions in the U.S. fell by 10% in 2020 from the 2019 level of 6558 million tons, pollutant levels remain alarming. Developing decarbonization technologies are critical to achieve the national goal of becoming carbon negative by 2050. Researchers at West Virginia University are working in several areas to create a CO₂-free global economy.

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