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UN hosts drive to suck back carbon and reverse climate change
UN hosts drive to suck back carbon and reverse climate change | World news | The Guardian
A new effort to rally governments and corporations behind technologies that suck greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to help stave off disastrous global heating will be launched at the United Nations on Tuesday. The first annual Global Climate Restoration Forum, held in New York, aims to spur international support for emerging and sometimes controversial methods to claw back planet-warming gases after they have been emitted from power plants, cars, trucks and aircraft. Atmospheric CO 2 is rising sharply, peaking at parts per million this year, far above the level during most of human history, around ppm. The foundation aims to restore this historical norm by , saying success would be on a par with the moon landing or the eradication of smallpox. Humanity got us into this situation, it can get us out of it.