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A new technology uses chemical reactions to lock carbon emissions into basalt rock. Some scientists are concerned that the carbon may leak out of the rock over time. They are unsure how carbon leaks might impact air and water quality. This situation is an example of which of the following challenges to sustainability? a. scalability, b. externalities, c. unintended consequences, d. increased demand.

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The outcome of the technology is not anticipated by scientists and have no way of verifying its effects.

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