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24.01.2023

Business Insider: The world is one step closer to making a business out of vacuuming carbon dioxide from the sky

The latest climate win came in the form of an audit. The Swiss company Climeworks this month hit a milestone when, for the first time, an independent third-party verified the startup's novel technology for sucking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and storing it underground.

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16.01.2023

BusinessGreen: 'Building trust': Climeworks celebrates carbon removal certification milestone

Negative emissions technology pioneer Climeworks has chalked up another major milestone for the nascent industry, last week confirming it has provided third-party certified carbon dioxide removal (CDR)

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13.01.2023

Bloomberg (video): Is CO2 Removal Ready for Its Big Moment?

In a field long plagued by hype and high costs, carbon removal startups are showing real promise. The question is whether they can scale up in time.

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12.01.2023

WSJ: Climate Startup Removes Carbon From Open Air in Industry First

One of the most important technologies to address climate change got a boost Thursday when a startup said it pulled carbon dioxide from the open air and stored it underground.

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12.01.2023

CBS: A possible carbon-capture milestone in the fight against climate change

In what could be a major milestone in the fight against climate change, a startup said Thursday it has started successfully pulling carbon dioxide from the air and burying it underground.

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27.10.2022

FT Tech Tonic (podcast): Climate tech to save the planet: Out of thin air

If the problem is that we’ve been taking too much carbon out of the ground and releasing it into the air, why not reverse that process? Take carbon out of the air and put it back in the ground?

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17.10.2022

Carbon Herald: Climeworks To Achieve Multi-Megaton Carbon Removal Capacity By 2040

Carbon removal specialist Climeworks is on its way to reach multi-megaton capacity as early as 2040, according to the company itself.

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29.08.2022

Euronews - What is carbon removal? Experts explain why only cutting CO2 emissions isn't enough

As CO2 emissions continue to climb, experts say our chances of averting drastic climate change will rest not just on reigning in pollution, but also on removing carbon from the atmosphere.

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11.08.2022

FT: Racing against the clock to decarbonise the planet

On a desolate, snow-dusted stretch of Icelandic tundra, east of Reykjavik, eight giant metal boxes, stacked in twos, rise out of the ground on concrete stilts. Along one side, numerous black fans whirr continuously, sucking in the cool air.

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30.06.2022

HIBT Lab! (podcast): Climeworks - Jan Wurzbacher

This week on How I Built This Lab, Guy talks with Jan Wurzbacher, co-founder and CEO of Climeworks. They discuss how Jan and his team built the world’s largest direct air capture facility, which filters carbon dioxide from the air and stores it permanently underground. Plus, Jan’s optimistic vision of how humans can achieve the goal of reversing climate change.

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