Prototypes of parts of its system, including
one at lower left, have been tested.
Geoffrey Holmes/Carbon Engineering

Pulling Carbon Dioxide Out of Thin Air

Published: January 5, 2013

WHETHER streaming from the tailpipes of cars or the smokestacks of so many power plants and factories, carbon dioxide emissions keep growing around the globe.

Now a Canadian company has developed a cleansing technology that may one day capture and remove some of this heat-trapping gas directly from the sky. And it is even possible that the gas could then be sold for industrial use.

Read more: Pilot Plant in the Works for Carbon Dioxide Cleansing – The New York Times.

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