Direct air capture (DAC) is a technological advancement that may be key in achieving a carbon neutral future. It draws carbon dioxide from the air, mixes it with water, and diverts it deep underground, where it will mineralize with basalt, effectively preventing it from becoming a greenhouse gas again. While there aren’t many processing plants using this tech yet, we may be able to see it scale up soon as megaplants in Iceland, the US, and Scotland hope to come online before the end of the decade.
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The Lightyear O is a revolutionary electric car powered by the sun. Developed by a Dutch startup, the four-door sedan has over 50 square feet of solar panels on its roof and hood, generating up to 43 miles of energy a day. With production now underway in Finland, the car does come with a hefty price tag at $262,000, but the company hopes to introduce a more affordable version, the Lightyear 2, by 2025. Read full article here