In Iceland, Turning CO2 into Rock Could be a Big Breakthrough for Carbon Capture
Iceland is known for its unique landscape — it can even seem otherworldly. Drive about a half hour east of Reykjavik, and the ground seethes with steam — a bizarre, thick fog pouring out of the pebbly earth. This is because Iceland sits on top of a geological hot spot that’s pushing up from the Atlantic floor. Just about everywhere you go in Iceland, there’s hot water and steam right beneath your feet. Some of it breaks right through the surface.