19.04.2021

# New Publications

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Izikowitz, David (2021): Carbon Purchase Agreements, Dactories, and Supply-Chain Innovation: What Will It Take to Scale-Up Modular Direct Air Capture Technology to a Gigatonne Scale

Izikowitz, David (2021): Carbon Purchase Agreements, Dactories, and Supply-Chain Innovation: What Will It Take to Scale-Up Modular Direct Air Capture Technology to a Gigatonne Scale. In Front. Clim. 3. DOI: 10.3389/fclim.2021.636657.

"In particular, we look at approaches to drive demand and scale-up DAC module production, and opportunities presented in the development of an integrated DAC manufacturing industry."

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19.04.2021

# Projects

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Project: Holy Grail

"We use electrons to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere."

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19.04.2021

# Political Papers

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Summit for DAC Climate Mobilization (2020): Mobilize Now: Scaling up Direct Air Capture. Protect the Climate and Create Economic Prosperity. Turning a Threat into an Opportunity

Summit for DAC Climate Mobilization (2020): Mobilize Now: Scaling up Direct Air Capture. Protect the Climate and Create Economic Prosperity. Turning a Threat into an Opportunity. Elk Coast Institute.

"In Summer 2020, the Elk Coast Institute hosted the Summit for DAC Climate Mobilization with the participation of experts representing a variety of organizations related to Climate, Carbon Utilization, Finance, Policy, and Outreach. The participants had a common objective of understanding the current state of DAC technology, articulating the need to act with a sense of urgency, and outlining the steps needed to enable DAC to contribute to successfully addressing the threat of climate change."

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12.04.2021

# Media

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Bloomberg Green: A Carbon-Sucking Startup Has Been Paralyzed by Its CEO

"Global Thermostat is America's best hope to pull CO2 directly from the air. Insiders say pioneering, brilliant co-founder Graciela Chichilnisky has held it back for years."

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08.04.2021

# New Publications

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Meckling, Jonas; Biber, Eric (2021): A policy roadmap for negative emissions using direct air capture

Meckling, Jonas; Biber, Eric (2021): A policy roadmap for negative emissions using direct air capture. In Nat Comms 12 (1), pp. 1–6. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-22347-1.

"We adopt a policy sequencing perspective that identifies policies that could create niche markets, building political support for later widespread deployment of direct air capture."

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08.04.2021

# Media

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Berkeley Rausser College of Natural Resources: Policy roadmaps for direct air capture of carbon

"new study out today, co-authored by associate professor of environmental science, policy, and management Jonas Meckling and published in Nature Communications, identifies and reviews strategies that could create markets and build political support for DAC deployment."

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05.04.2021

# Media

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Carbon180: Enhancing and expanding the 45Q tax credit for direct air capture

"How 45Q can catalyze equitable DAC development and deployment."

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31.03.2021

# Media

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Fast Company: This new device captures CO2 from trucks as they drive

"While other carbon-capture equipment is designed to collect pollution from power plants or even pull CO2 directly from the air, the new technology is the first to focus on mobile carbon capture."

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31.03.2021

# Media

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Grist: This machine in Texas could suck up companies’ carbon emissions — if they pay

"Microsoft, Shopify, and others are backing new carbon-removal projects. Good idea?"

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31.03.2021

# Calls & events

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Call for Innovators: Carbon Engineering

Deadline: 15. April 2021

"With our partner, Shopify, we are calling on companies working on carbon dioxide storage methods to collaborate with us on atmospheric carbon dioxide removal."

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