The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that limiting global warming to 1.5˚C will require removing CO2 from the atmosphere. How feasible is this?
direct air capture Archives - State of the Planet
Though still requiring more research and development, direct air capture, a technology that extracts CO2 from ambient air, offers reason for optimism. It is economically viable in several areas and can permit negative emissions to eventually stabilize atmospheric concentrations. While current support for the pioneers in this industry comes from private and philanthropic investment, here are 10 reasons why policy makers should take direct air capture seriously.