From: TED Talks Daily - Friday Jan 21, 2022 01:01 pm
Ingenious and surprising ways to remove carbon from the air
"What goes up must now come down."


Woolly pigs, high tech and other ingenious ways to take carbon out of the air

12:39 minutes · Countdown Summit

What do woolly pigs have to do with climate change? They're part of a vital, ingenious and evolving strategy to take carbon out of the sky and store it safely -- in trees, soils, the ocean, buildings, rocks and deep underground. Every carbon removal approach takes some combination of natural resources, human ingenuity and technology, says climate thinker Gabrielle Walker. If we get the mix right, we can clean up the environmental mess we've made, reverse the processes behind climate change and give nature a chance to heal. "What goes up must now come down," she says.

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