Sucking carbon out of the air won’t solve climate change

But it might fill in a few key pieces of the clean energy puzzle. Climate change is caused by putting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. What if, instead, we took it out?

The idea of pulling carbon dioxide directly out of the air has been bouncing around climate change policy circles for well over a decade, but it’s only been in the past few years that the technology itself — “direct air capture,” or DAC — has been tested in the real world.

Earlier this month came the first solid engineering...

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By: Vox - Thursday, 14 June

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