ASU KEDtalk: Carbon is a terrible thing to waste

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Like throwing trash into the street, each year we pump tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Klaus Lackner has developed technology poised to collect and reuse our carbon while cleaning the air.

Nov. 15, 2017

Popular Science magazine named the carbon capture technology developed by Lackner and his colleagues, and commercialized by Silicon Kingdom Holdings, as a top technology of 2019.

Want to learn more? See our Q&A with Lackner and take a peek inside his lab to learn how his technology works.

Klaus Lackner is the founding director of the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions. CNCE is partially supported by Arizona’s Technology and Research Initiative Fund. TRIF investment has enabled thousands of scientific discoveries, over 800 patents, 280 new startup companies and hands-on training for approximately 33,000 students across Arizona’s universities. Publicly supported through voter approval, TRIF is an essential resource for growing Arizona’s economy and providing opportunities for Arizona residents to work, learn and thrive.

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