Last year, worldwide energy-related CO2 topped 36B tons. That’s a new world record. “Carbon dioxide removal is essential to achieve net zero ,” Diána
Source: CO2 Removal? – CounterPunch.org
“Either we drive the fossil fuel industry into extinction—or the human race.”
Source: Earth’s Atmospheric CO2 Hasn’t Been This High In Millions of Years
“Unless President Biden defuses the Permian climate bomb exploding in my backyard,” said one opponent from El Paso, “we won’t prevent catastrophic climate change.”
Source: ‘This Must Not Happen’: If Unhalted, Permian Basin Fracking Will Unleash 40 Billion Tons of CO2 by 2050
A sane world would be dramatically cutting fossil fuel use now. CO2 concentrations are already at levels not seen in at least 3-5 million years, before humans existed, when trees grew in Antarctica and sea levels were something like 65 feet higher. Levels might even be greater than they were 23 million years ago. John Lennon said, “Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives . . . by maniacs for maniacal ends.” Like bank and oil company executives and their bought-and-paid-for politicians who are driving the world headlong into catastrophe.
Source: If We Don’t Get Climate Justice, Shut it Down – CounterPunch.org
The captured carbon is liquefied then pumped underground into basalt caverns, where over the course of about two years, it turns to stone.
Source: The World’s Largest Direct Air Capture Plant Is Now Pulling CO2 From the Air in Iceland