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An energy plant with negative CO2 emissions

A geothermal plant in Iceland has achieved negative emissions. It does this partially by turning carbon dioxide into stone.


The Climeworks plant targets the CO2 inside its underground pipes, and injects it back into the ground where it reacts with the rock to create minerals like calcite, safely trapping the CO2 indefinitely. That puts the plant at zero emissions; to reach the negatives, they’ve implemented new technology that pulls CO2 out of the air. Read more:


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