Climeworks' Direct Air Capture Summit is a one-of-a-kind platform featuring business, technology, and policy experts. Key players collaborating and discussing high-quality carbon removal solutions help drive the scale-up the industry needs. The third edition of the summit highlighted the roles that the public and private sectors play in driving climate solutions and meeting global net-zero goals.
Climeworks' co-founder and co-CEO Jan Wurzbacher presenting at the Direct Air Capture Summit 2022
This year's summit specifically looked at why direct air capture must scale to an industry starting now and what are the needed enablers. Pioneering corporate players, thought leaders as well as politicians, are talking about the role that direct air capture can play in the future. Our one-day event included multi-dimensional viewpoints from the tech, business, and policy space.
Our highlights report consolidates the insights from this year's summit, sharing the perspectives of our great speakers.
As keynote speakers and panelists we welcomed Prof. Dr. Johan Rockström (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research), Dr. Gabrielle Walker (Valence Solutions), Paul Judge (GE Renewables), Prof. Dr. Greg Nemet (University of Wisconsin), Shashank Samala (Heirloom), Bas Sudmeijer (BCG), Clea Kloster (Lowercarbon Capital), Christian Holzleitner (EU Commission), Dr. Oliver Geden (SWP), Keith Tuffley (Citi), Allison Fleming (JP Morgan), Eli Mitchell-Larson (Carbon Gap), Anders Porsborg Smith (BCG), Jonathan Goldberg (Carbon Direct), and Dr. Lucas Joppa (Microsoft).
Are you interested to learn more about the key players in the industry?
We're pleased to share a video with presentations from the 10 main direct air capture companies where they describe in detail what they've been working on and how they're bringing their projects to life.
In 2021 the two-day event featured a top line-up of speakers, including renowned climate scientists, carbon removal project developers as well as pioneering companies that are driving the carbon removal market. Especially the private sector plays a key role in driving forward climate solutions and the summit strongly underlined this.