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Kevin Krajick/Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

WATCH: Here's How Engineers Are Turning CO2 Into Stone

Not as pretty as diamonds, but way more important. 

17 JUN 2016

With the world very, very slowly curbing its carbon dioxide emissions, scientists have started to investigate ways of removing the stuff that's already in the atmosphere and contributing to global warming. 

Now one solution turns out to be even more effective then the scientists had hoped - scientists have been able to turn carbon dioxide into stone in a matter of months

Video produced in partnership with Explorist.

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