Friday 27th May 2022
    TradeBriefs Editorial

    From the Editor's Desk

    Vacuuming carbon from the air could help stop climate change. Not everyone agrees

    Some of the biggest companies in the world, including Facebook and Google, are planning to spend almost $1 billion on a new climate change strategy.

    It's not renewable energy or planting trees. It's pulling carbon dioxide emissions right out of the air.

    The world has moved so slowly over the last 40 years to rein in greenhouse gases that scientists are now finding that cutting the use of fossil fuels alone may not be enough to stave off the worst effects of climate change. The world is on track for increasingly destructive heat waves, floods and storms. That means heat-trapping gases may also need to be pulled out of the atmosphere.

    It's known as "carbon dioxide removal."

    Continued here


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