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The new plant, called Mammoth, has installed 12 modular containers so far. By the end of the year, it will have 72, with the capacity to capture around 36,000 tons of CO2 per year, the equivalent of removing 8,600 cars.

After the CO2 is captured, a company called Carbfix dissolves it in water and pumps that deep underground, where it naturally reacts with basalt rocks and turns permanently into stone.

To tackle climate change, humanity’s biggest challenge is eliminating emissions across every aspect of society, from transportation and power plants to food. But carbon removal is also necessary to meet climate goals.

Source: Fast Company