Thousands of mechanical “trees” could soon begin absorbing carbon emissions from the air under a new deal to bring a breakthrough climate technology to market. An Ireland-based tech company will announce the landmark deal this week to develop vast forests of carbon capture columns, said to be thousands of times more effective than trees at stripping carbon dioxide from the air. Silicon Kingdom, backed by a string of oil industry veterans, will work alongside US polluters to roll out the technology developed by carbon capture pioneer Professor Klaus Lackner at Arizona State University. The company is already in talks with US oil and transport companies, which face unprecedented pressure from politicians and investors to reduce their carbon footprints.
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