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Humans put over 72 trillion pounds of CO2 into the atmosphere each year.

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Since the age of industrialization, CO2 emissions have skyrocketed.

To stabilize concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere, the world needs to reach net-zero emissions. Yet at a time when global emissions need to be rapidly falling, CO2 emissions are in fact still rising, as the chart here shows.
Source: OUR WORLD IN DATA   

Annual total CO2 emissions, by world region

Fossil fuels and cement production CO2 emissions only—land use change not included
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As a result, average global temperatures are rapidly rising.

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Temperatures will continue to rise unless dramatic action is taken.

Human emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases are a primary driver of climate change. This link between global temperatures and greenhouse gas concentrations – especially CO2 – has been true throughout Earth’s history. If we don’t reverse this trend, global warming threatens to substantially change the planet over the next several decades.
Source: our world in data

Average temperature anomaly, Global

Global average land-sea temperature anomaly relative to the 1961-1990 average temperature
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For the sake of our future, this excess CO2 needs to be removed.

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Mitigation alone won’t get us to net zero.

Negative emissions technologies are critical to reaching the Paris Agreement goals. To keep global warming to under 1.5°C by 2100, negative emissions technologies like DAC will need to remove in the order of 10-15 gigatons a year by 2050
Source: IPCC, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate, Internal estimates

Meeting the < 1.5°C Paris Agreement goal

Global CO2 emissions
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We create machines that remove CO2 directly from the atmosphere.

We're working to reverse climate change by developing machines that leverage innovative molecular sieves, low-cost renewable power, and smart tunable systems to cost-effectively remove CO2 from the atmosphere at scale. The CO2 our systems capture can be either permanently deposited underground or recycled as a raw material.
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