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Companies are sucking carbon from the atmosphere using 'direct air capture'. How does it work?

Direct air capture can reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere Image: Unsplash/Matthias Heyde

Victoria Masterson

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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The amount of direct air capture capacity in the world is rising fast, but it needs to rise even faster to help the world reach net zero emissions. Image: IEA

The IEA has put numbers on where direct air capture needs to be. Image: IEA

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