Pulling CO2 From Atmosphere Technically Possible But Unfeasibly, Wildly Expensive
Another viewpoint on how scrubbing CO2 from the atmosphere--as opposed to at the point of generation at power plants or (better yet) reducing emissions in the first place--is a hugely expensive undertaking: A new study by the American Physical Society shows that it's technologically feasible to take CO2 out of the atmosphere but to do so will cost at least $600/ton, 7.5 times more expensive than capturing emissions from power plant smokestacks. Read more: New York Times
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