Why does a carbon dioxide shortage matter so much to the UK economy?

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:20:18 GMT 10

Why does a carbon dioxide shortage matter so much to the UK economy?


CO2 is not just a greenhouse gas it is also essential in the food and drink industry, for nuclear power and even during surgery

Carbon dioxide is a byproduct of industrial production, but it has a wide range of uses across numerous industries: from cooling nuclear power plants and extending the life of packaged fruit and vegetables, to surgical procedures and the sedating of animals during slaughter. The UK is one of Europe’s largest users of CO2.

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