Direct air capture sucks carbon right out of the skies

From Wired UK, 4 October 2021:

Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher were, in the latter’s words, “young, motivated and maybe a bit naïve,” when they decided in 2009 to set up a company based on technology that could capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

The two mechanical engineers, who met while studying at ETH Zürich, had seen first-hand the effects of climate change in the steadily retreating glacier at their favourite skiing destination in France, and they wanted to do something about it. Climeworks, based in Zurich, Switzerland, specialises in direct air capture of carbon dioxide, which is then permanently stored underground. Read more.

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