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Achieving Net Zero with Direct Air Capture

July 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT


Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees C will require that billions of tons of carbon dioxide be removed from the atmosphere. Technologies like Direct Air Capture (DAC), which can be deployed globally at megaton-scale, will play a critical role in achieving this target. This talk will review DAC technologies, sequestration and utilization options, and the economic development potential from the build-out of this clean infrastructure.

Lori Guetre is a VP of Business Development at Carbon Engineering where she has spent the last three years working on commercializing Direct Air Capture, an exciting technology poised to become one of the keys to solving global climate change. Lori previously spent 26 years in engineering, project management, corporate finance, strategy, and business development in the aerospace sector. Lori holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and a master’s in electrical engineering.

The Science and Engineering Council (SEC) of Santa Barbara is a non-profit organization devoted to providing interaction among individuals, companies, and institutions engaged in scientific and engineering activities within Santa Barbara County. The monthly luncheon event program provides a forum for topics of interest and an opportunity for meeting fellow engineers, scientists, and business professionals.



July 14, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT



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