The Economist reports on Kenya’s ability to lead in carbon removal.
- Kenya’s Great Rift Valley has favorable geography that makes it an ideal location for carbon removal.
- Direct air capture (DAC) plants need vast amounts of energy to operate. The Great Rift Valley’s earth crust is thinner, which means it is easier to tap into the power of carbon-free geothermal.
- Additionally, the region has bands of porous volcanic rock which holds captured CO2 well.
- With ample private and public sector interest in the area, Kenya could soon be a leader in carbon removal.
Read the full article here.