Capture6

Carbon Removal

Carbon Removal

Radically reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases is essential to avoid the worst scenarios for global warming. Permanent and irreversible carbon capture is not a replacement for the essential reduction efforts, but a complement to rapidly curtailing new emissions through a portfolio of green tech approaches.

…we will have to do negative emissions or carbon dioxide removal in the second half of the century, shortly after 2050, in order to limit warming to 1.5C.

UN IPCC lead author Heleen De Coninck interview in April 2022

Our carbon capture process

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Social and environmental benefits

The climate crisis impacts both global and local communities, and to ensure an equitable transition toward a green future, solutions need to advance UN Sustainable Development Goals. Restoring planetary health as part of DAC is crucial to preventing underrepresented communities from shouldering a disproportionate burden from climate change. Capture6 CDR approaches are designed with various co-benefits including reducing ocean acidification and air pollution.

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What is carbon removal

Carbon removal is confirmed removal and durable storage of gases such as carbon dioxide (CO₂) from the atmosphere. This is distinct from carbon offsets which are systems by which emissions from activities in one location are ‘offset’ by activities elsewhere that promise to result in carbon removal or reduced emissions.

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How direct air capture works

Direct air capture is the process of capturing CO₂ from the ambient air. It permanently removes CO₂ from the atmosphere. Our approach allows for the amount of CO₂ removed to be easily measured and verified. Both the amount of chemicals used for capture and the weight of output can be calculated. 

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What is point source capture​

Emissions reduction will be difficult for certain industries such as those manufacturing ethanol, fertilizers, steel, and cement, creating longer timelines for decarbonization. Carbon capture and storage from their point source of CO may be necessary. Our technology is adaptable to these scenarios to help tackle those hard-to-abate emissions.

Permanent storage options

We have many potential options for capturing and storing CO₂. These can be nature-based (tree planting, regenerative agriculture) or engineered, such as DAC. Some of these options cannot guarantee that the CO₂ will remain sequestered indefinitely. Carbon removal that lasts 50 years has little to no impact on preventing global warming. Trees planted for afforestation projects can be decimated by wildfires, releasing and reversing sequestered carbon.


Carbon removal with durations of 1,000+ years is increasingly required by international standards.
Our mineralizing process effectively stores carbon durably and irreversibly for geological timescales of 10,000+ years.

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Why Capture6

Our CDR solution is not about us, it’s about future generations. The decisions we make today are the building blocks of our future.

DAC & Storage

Direct air capture is a set of engineering techniques that accelerate what trees and plants do in nature.

Contact

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