We believe humanity can solve climate change.

We believe we can create a future in which our children and neighbours inherit the same planet we’ve enjoyed; where we deliver prosperity and well-being while avoiding environmental impact. Creating this future will require leadership, collaboration, and creativity, and will involve a diversity of new technologies, business ideas, and social innovation. Getting there is a challenge, but also an imperative.

At Carbon Engineering, our contribution to this future is a Direct Air Capture technology – more than 10 years in the making – that can capture carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere.

We believe we can create a future in which our children and neighbours inherit the same planet we’ve enjoyed; where we deliver prosperity and well-being while avoiding environmental impact. Creating this future will require leadership, collaboration, and creativity, and will involve a diversity of new technologies, business ideas, and social innovation. Getting there is a challenge, but also an imperative.

At Carbon Engineering, our contribution to this future is a Direct Air Capture technology – more than 10 years in the making – that can capture carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere.

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Direct Air Capture

Carbon Engineering's Direct Air Capture technology removes carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere.

Unlike capturing emissions from industrial flue stacks, our technology captures carbon dioxide (CO2) – the primary greenhouse gas responsible for climate change – directly out of the air around us. This can help counteract today’s CO2 emissions, and remove the large quantities of CO2 emitted in the past that remains trapped in our atmosphere.

From our pilot facility in Squamish, Canada, we have fully demonstrated our Direct Air Capture technology and are now commercializing. Our team and partners are working to build industrial-scale Direct Air Capture facilities that will each capture one million tons of CO2 per year – which is equivalent to the work of 40 million trees.

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Uses

Direct Air Capture can be used to produce clean transportation fuels, and for large-scale carbon removal.

To restore a healthy balance of carbon in the air and maintain a safe climate, we must reduce the amount of carbon we emit each day, and also remove excess carbon from the atmosphere to get us back to safe levels. Direct Air Capture can play both of these roles — it can be used to prevent new CO2 emissions, and also, to permanently remove excess CO2.

Reducing Emissions: CO2 captured from the air can be used to produce synthetic fuels that have little or no carbon footprint. These fuels can help reduce transportation emissions by directly replacing fossil fuels.

Removal of Emissions: Direct Air Capture can create permanent carbon removal, or negative emissions, when the captured atmospheric CO2 is permanently and safely stored deep underground.

What's Next

Carbon Engineering has been capturing CO2 from the air since 2015. We are now engineering the world’s largest Direct Air Capture plant.

Carbon Engineering was founded more than a decade ago with the mission to develop and commercialize affordable and industrially scalable air capture technology.  Today, we are engineering the largest Direct Air Capture plant in the world – a facility that will capture an expected one million tons of CO2 directly from the atmosphere each year.

It’s our goal to have this first plant ignite an industry. By demonstrating that our carbon removal technology is workable, affordable, and scalable, we hope to accelerate the cycle of laws and policies that drive emissions reductions, and cultivate the commercial enterprise to deliver them. We envision fleets of Direct Air Capture facilities working alongside renewable electricity, energy efficiency, and clean innovations in all sectors to fully tackle the climate challenge.

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If you’re a business, government or institution working towards carbon neutrality, we want to help you.

The public discourse is shifting. More and more corporate leaders and governments are committing to reduced, or even net-zero, emissions. If your organization is among these leading on climate change, or evaluating options, we’re open for business and want to help.

We are engineering the world’s largest Direct Air Capture facility, where industrial volumes of atmospheric CO2 will be safely and permanently stored underground. This provides our first pathway to offer carbon removal on behalf of clients. This safe, permanent and verifiable carbon dioxide removal can augment your existing efforts by providing a tool to eliminate ‘hard to stop’ emissions.

Contact us for more information on how we can provide large-scale negative emissions as a service for you.

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