23.10.2020

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Gasworld: Carbon Engineering: Scaling up direct air capture technologies

"Carbon Engineering last year made a huge advancement with its DAC commitment, when it announced that it had begun the engineering and design of the world’s largest DAC plant, located in the Permian Basin, Southwestern US."

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22.10.2020

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ARPA-E: Innovating Through Unconventional Ideas

"In 2019, ARPA-E announced an ongoing funding opportunity for a range of the most innovative and unconventional ideas across the energy technology spectrum, exploring high-risk R&D that could lead to the development of disruptive technologies."

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19.10.2020

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Venture Lab: Climeworks’ TOP 100 keynote: ‘Stick to your purpose, and eventually, you will achieve your vision’

"Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, the two Climeworks founders, are here to tell us more about their entrepreneurial journey and their innovative subscription model that allows people to remove CO2 from the atmosphere to contribute to reversing climate change."

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06.10.2020

# New Publications

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Malhotra, Abhishek; Schmidt, Tobias S. (2020): Accelerating Low-Carbon Innovation

Malhotra, Abhishek; Schmidt, Tobias S. (2020): Accelerating Low-Carbon Innovation. In Joule 0 (0). DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2020.09.004.

"Accelerating innovation in low-carbon technologies is fundamental in order to achieve global climate targets. However, only few technologies are currently on track to meet these targets. Here, we review and synthesize the innovation literature to develop a technology typology that helps explain systematic differences in technologies’ experience rates."

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05.10.2020

# Projects

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Project: CO2 Sequestration in Mine Tailings

"This project is exploring how to accelerate direct capture of CO2 from the atmosphere and documenting how to incorporate carbon sequestration activities into mine operations from planning to comminution to tailings storage."

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27.09.2020

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Forbes: The Future Is Now: This Start-Up Offers Carbon-Free Shopping

"The good news is that the lab coat (and hard-hat) wearing eggheads at innovative Canadian start-up, Carbon Engineering, have indeed figured out a way to help save our species from itself – “Direct Air Capture” technology that pulls CO2 out of the atmosphere and sequesters it to its original home far below the earth’s surface."

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23.09.2020

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Energy Factor: Scrub and Remove: Capturing Carbon Straight Out of the Air

"Global Thermostat and ExxonMobil are extending their collaboration to continue researching pathways to scale the removal of COemissions from the atmosphere."

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22.09.2020

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UPenn Almanac: Jennifer Wilcox: Presidential Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Energy Policy

"Jennifer Wilcox has been named the Presidential Distingished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Energy Policy."

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22.09.2020

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The Economist: Investing in Carbon Removal: Demystifying Existing Approaches

"We face a stark reality. We urgently need to slash greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, but this alone will not be enough to keep global temperatures in line with the Paris Agreement goals."

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21.09.2020

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Castanet: Carbon capture firm grows

"Put most simply, Carbon Engineering is a green tech company that has technology that captures carbon dioxide from the air. It has been doing so since 2015 at its plant on the Squamish Oceanfront."

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