Carbon removal

A biomass carbon removal facility.

DOE offers up $100 million for carbon removal pilots

The agency is now soliciting proposals for emerging tech pilots.

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Maeve Allsup
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Feb 12, 2024

Exclusive: Irish startup to test modular DAC tech in Canada

The deployment, backed by Canadian DAC developer Deep Sky, will create a blueprint for NEG8’s first pilot.

Catalyst

Fuzzy math and food competition: The pitfalls of sourcing biomass for carbon removal

A forest scientist explains how to reduce harms when using bio-based resources for carbon removal.

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Catalyst
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Jan 23, 2024
A river next to an industrial plant on a desert landscape

Stacking DAC for bankable carbon removal

Capture6 says it pairs direct air capture with water treatment plants to get around many of the bottlenecks facing carbon removal today.

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Maeve Allsup
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Jan 16, 2024
Aerial view of the forest in Guatemala, post-reforestation

A carbon removal expert on how to fix carbon markets: ‘Buyers were misled’

Ryan Orbuch: Voluntary carbon markets need an overhaul – and changes are already underway.

Fixing the messy voluntary carbon market

On this episode of Catalyst: The market for higher-quality credits is growing, but Lowercarbon’s Ryan Orbuch says the market still needs major reform.

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Catalyst
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Jan 4, 2024
The Latitude podcast from Latitude Media

A visit to America's first direct-air carbon capture plant

Heirloom’s new plant in Tracy, California will remove carbon for big name investors.

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The Latitude
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Dec 15, 2023
Climeworks plant with Northern Lights behind it

Climeworks will remove 80,000 tons of carbon dioxide for BCG

The 15-year deal aims to replicate solar industry successes.

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Maeve Allsup
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Dec 14, 2023
Global Thermostat unveils its commercial-scale direct air carbon capture facility

DAC's role in gigaton-scale carbon removal may be minimal

A new report suggests achieving net-zero goals is in reach, even without heavy reliance on direct air capture.

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Maeve Allsup
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Dec 11, 2023
A tractor in dust

Enhanced rock weathering: A ‘familiar risk’ for investors

Inside the structure of Frontier’s $57 million offtake agreement with Lithos.

A wave

This battery-like tool could store carbon in the ocean

Under development in a lab, a new sodium-ion “battery” promises a new method of sequestering carbon in the ocean — but experts remain cautious.

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Bill Morris
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Dec 8, 2023
Climeworks factory in Iceland with it's fans in front of the collector

Carbon removal is here. What comes next will define this industry – and the green economy

Scaling the CDR market 1000-fold requires strong federal investment and regulation to support innovative technology developers.

Gravel tinted in pinks and purples

The startups betting on pulverized rocks for carbon removal

Enhanced rock weathering fuses natural processes with engineered solutions, but remains nascent — and its future is uncertain.

Climeworks' DAC plant in Iceland

Climeworks targets a million tons of carbon removal in Canada

The Swiss company’s Canadian expansion comes as a proposed carbon tax credit heads to Parliament.

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Maeve Allsup
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Nov 21, 2023
Row of contractors at the Heirloom direct air capture plant

A view from the start line for direct air capture

Heirloom’s new plant will remove carbon for big name investors, but not in big quantities.

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Maeve Allsup
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Nov 10, 2023