Rising seas, extreme storms, drought, heat waves, flooding, landslides—global warming’s worst incarnations sound like a list of biblical plagues. The role of carbon dioxide as the main warming culprit, has been known for 25 years. And the fight to continue to burn fossil fuels has been going on for just as long.
Into this decades-long science versus economy barfight steps the newest hope for grabbing carbon out of the air. It’s one that promises to be faster, cheaper, and cleaner than existing technologies. And it looks like something you might find on your plate at a sushi bar.