‘World’s largest’ carbon capture plant begins operations

Based in Iceland, the facility can capture up to 4,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year

Swiss Re and Climeworks ink $10m carbon capture and storage deal

Climeworks’ carbon removal solution filters carbon dioxide from ambient air using geothermal energy, with the captured CO2 sent for permanent storage in nearby rock layers

Audi and Climeworks partner for ‘world’s largest’ direct air capture and storage project

The plant will filter 4,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air every year and store them in underground rock

Air carbon capture firm raises $75m in funds

The firm uses filters and fans to extract CO2 from the atmosphere which is then stored or made into fertiliser for greenhouses or bubbles for fizzy drinks

Lufthansa to fly with green fuel made from sunlight

Researchers have discovered a way to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and together with water and sunlight convert it into a synthesis gas

Swiss firm raises $30.8m to suck carbon from air

Climeworks has set a goal to capture 1% of global carbon emissions by 2025 through its technology

Swiss CO2 capture plant to help grow vegetables

A commercial-scale plant which captures CO2 will be built in Switzerland, with the greenhouse gas to be used to improve vegetable growth. It will be operated by Zurich-based Climeworks, a spin-off company from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich). It will use a so-called Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology, which relies on a novel filter to extract […]