Jeremie Richard writes in Tech Xplore on one company that is turning CO2 from the air into rocks.
- Swiss startup Climeworks is building a facility in Iceland that is using direct air capture to turn captured CO2 into rock.
- Once a certain amount of carbon dioxide is sequestered, the company separates the pure CO2 and pumps it underground to be stored in rocks.
- Climeworks expects that it will be able to capture and process 300,000 tons of CO2 each year by 2025, with a goal to increase this number tenfold by 2030.
- Innovation is leading the way to a cleaner energy future.
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