From milligrams to gigatons: Start-up that sucks carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is building a major new facility in Iceland

Christoph Gebald (left) and Jan Wurzbacher, co-founders of Climeworks. Photo courtesy of Climeworks Carbon dioxide removal startup Climeworks announced on Tuesday that it is building a second commercial-scale plant in Iceland. When the plant is fully operational in 18 to 24 months, it will capture and store 36,000 tons of carbon dioxide per year. That’s … Read more

From milligrams to gigatons: Start-up that sucks carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is building a major new facility in Iceland

Christoph Gebald (left) and Jan Wurzbacher, co-founders of Climeworks. Photo courtesy of Climeworks Carbon dioxide removal startup Climeworks announced on Tuesday that it is building a second commercial-scale plant in Iceland. When the plant is fully operational in 18 to 24 months, it will capture and store 36,000 tons of carbon dioxide per year. That’s … Read more

Why Big Tech is pouring money into CO2 removal

The market for carbon removal is growing rapidly, with private funding pouring in from tech companies looking to help early-stage carbon capture and storage startups scale and reduce costs. The wave of funding comes as reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change double down on the need to remove billions of tons of carbon … Read more

Why Big Tech is pouring money into CO2 removal

The market for carbon removal is growing fast, with private funding pouring in from tech companies looking to help early-stage carbon capture and storage startups scale and reduce costs. The wave of funding comes as reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change double down on the need to remove billions of tons of carbon … Read more

Recruiters say the tech job market is still red hot, despite isolated layoffs and cautious words from executives

A “We’re Hiring!” sign is displayed at a Starbucks Mario Tama | News from Getty Images | Getty Images Last week, senior product manager for Coinbase David Hong wrote on LinkedIn that he was getting up at 4 a.m. getting ready for a meeting when his company MacBook suddenly shut down. He later found out … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg imagines a billion people in the metaverse spending hundreds of dollars each

Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday that the Metaverse could be a sizeable part of the social network operator’s business in the second half of the decade. “We’re hoping to reach basically around a billion people in the metaverse, doing hundreds of dollars in businesses, each of which is buying … Read more