negative emissions

Carbon Engineering is doubling its CO2-capturing machine even before it’s built

Carbon Engineering is doubling its CO2-capturing machine even before it’s built

Tackling the climate crisis will need not just cutting emissions, but capturing some of the carbon dioxide that we've dumped into the atmosphere.
Stripe has a science-based blueprint for companies to address the climate crisis

Stripe has a science-based blueprint for companies to address the climate crisis

Stripe's approach is probably one of the most comprehensive ways any company can take to fight the climate crisis.
Big Oil’s expected $5-trillion investment will blow past global climate goals

Big Oil’s expected $5-trillion investment will blow past global climate goals

If oil companies aren't reined in, they are going to put shareholders at risk. That's the conclusion of "Overexposed," a new report from Global Witness.
The world needs to get excited about capturing carbon dioxide from the air—and stay that way

The world needs to get excited about capturing carbon dioxide from the air—and stay that way

Donald Trump won the US presidential election by touting a technology that could help Americans combat global warming. That statement probably sounds pretty weird. But…
Silicon Valley is starting to work on a “Plan B” to fight climate change

Silicon Valley is starting to work on a “Plan B” to fight climate change

Y Combinator is a Silicon Valley darling. The startup accelerator has invested in companies with a combined valuation of more than $100 billion. Though it…
The ultimate guide to negative-emission technologies

The ultimate guide to negative-emission technologies

The world has delayed reducing carbon emissions for so long that humanity will need to suck enormous amounts of carbon dioxide back out from the…
Everything you need to know about the new 1.5°C climate-change report

Everything you need to know about the new 1.5°C climate-change report

Since the industrial era began, human activities—mainly burning fossil fuels and dumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere—have caused global average temperatures to rise approximately 1°C.…
A Swiss startup will turn carbon dioxide into stone—for a price

A Swiss startup will turn carbon dioxide into stone—for a price

The world needs negative-emissions technologies, according to an upcoming report by the world’s foremost body on climate change. Given how much we’ve delayed reducing emissions,…
Climeworks has opened a third plant capturing carbon dioxide from the air

Climeworks has opened a third plant capturing carbon dioxide from the air

In an upcoming report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is likely to emphasize the need for a slew of techniques to not just…
The way scientists set climate goals has given the world a false sense of hope

The way scientists set climate goals has given the world a false sense of hope

Ever since the Paris climate agreement was signed in 2015, there has been a sense of buoyancy in the environmental community. That optimism was shaken…

Humanity’s fight against climate change is failing. One technology can change that.

Iceland is cold. But it sits atop one of the world’s hottest underground regions, giving the country the ability to tap into a massive store…