Devin Coldewey of TechCrunch writes on 44.01, a mineralization company.
- 44.o1, which is named after the molecular weight of carbon dioxide, is a startup that is turning atmospheric carbon dioxide into stone through a process called mineralization.
- 44.01 is seeking to accelerate the natural process of mineralization by pumping carbonated water that is collected via carbon capture into drilled holes in rocks, providing long term storage of carbon.
- While the company believes it will need more financing to grow its operations, 44.01 is proof that the private sector is best equipped to lead the way in reducing emissions.
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