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Cat litter could be an antidote to climate change, researchers say


CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they’ve found a powerful new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically kitty litter.

They soaked a scented clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution to create a compound they believe extracts methane from passing air and turns it into carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas much less harmful.


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