World’s Largest Carbon Capture Plant Comes Online—With Negligible Effect

“Despite its size, the project is only capable of removing less than one percent of the annual emissions of a single coal-fired power plant. That’s the same amount of greenhouse gas emitted by around 870 cars each year.”
Vice’s Audrey Carleton, on the world’s largest carbon capture facility, Orca, coming online in Iceland. Operated by the Swiss engineering startup Climeworks, the ‘direct air capture’ plant filters CO2 from the atmosphere and stores it deep underground.

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