Is Sucking Carbon Out of the Air the Solution to Our Climate Crisis?

In the November-December 2021 issue of Mother Jones, contributing writer Clive Thompson notes, “Given our plodding embrace of renewables, the IPCC figured we’d have to start pulling carbon directly out of the atmosphere by 2100. A lot of carbon. Ten billion metric tons per year.”

After speaking with Global Thermostat’s Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky and Dr. Peter Eisenberger, along with other CO2 removal experts, Mr. Thompson’s reporting details the opportunities and challenges facing Direct Air Capture and highlights the vital need for solutions now to prevent catastrophic climate change.