Bill Gates was invited to be the first guest curator of the MIT Technology Review's 10 Breakthrough Technologies.
Climeworks, supported by EIT Climate-KIC, was listed as one of three key players in 'catching' carbon dioxide from the air and storing it safely.
The article reports that 'Zurich-based Climeworks’s direct air capture plant in Italy will produce methane from captured carbon dioxide and hydrogen, while a second plant in Switzerland will sell carbon dioxide to the soft-drinks industry.'
Read Bill Gates introduction to the Breakthrough Technologies list here.
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Climeworks raises EUR 27 million to commercialise CO2 removal technology
Climeworks provides solutions for efficiently capturing CO2 out of ambient air (direct air capture, DAC).