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‘Run The Oil Industry In Reverse’: Fighting Climate Change By Farming Kelp

Fred Bever of NPR reports on Running Tide Technologies, a Maine-based startup that is using kelp to fight climate change.

The C3 Take
  • In order to reduce emissions, Running Tide Technologies will farm kelp and bury it at the bottom of the ocean where it will sequester carbon.
  • Nature-based solutions, as well as innovation, are two keys to lowering emissions and combatting climate change.

“One startup in Maine has a vision that is drawing attention from scientists and venture capitalists alike: to bury massive amounts of seaweed at the bottom of the ocean, where it will lock away carbon for thousands of years.”

Read the full article here.

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