World’s first commercial carbon-sucking plant goes live in Zurich

Carbon capture is essential to the fight against climate change and keeping temperatures below a two degrees Celsius increase, according to Swiss-based Climeworks. For a few years now they’ve been working on technology to suck carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air and sell it to agriculture or energy industries. They just debuted the first Direct Air Capture commercial plant on top of a waste recovery facility in Zurich, Switzerland today.

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