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How a mineral used in cat litter could help fight climate change – FOX 7 Austin

A mineral used as a drying agent in air purifiers and cat litter could soon be used to clean up one of humanity’s nastiest messes – climate change. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a mixture that…

Common Clay in Kitty Litter Could Be the Friendliest Way to Cut Emissions and Fight Climate Change

MIT researchers have come up with a dirt-cheap solution to curbing methane emissions in the air—a major cause of global warming—using minerals commonly found in cat litter. Methane is a far more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, and is mostly being emitted by such sources as slash-and-burn agriculture, mining, and dairy farming. “A lot […]

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Minerals Used in Kitty Litter Could Help Fight Climate Change – Smithsonian Magazine

Zeolite, a clay material found in kitty litter, may be the next tool to help reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.  GK Hart / Vikki Hart via Getty Images Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a…

Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say – The Wall Street Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have found a potent new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically cat litter.  They soaked an odor-eating clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution…

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