The billions spent on carbon capture over 50 years would have gone much further with wind and solar

Carbon capture has a 50 year history of being good PR for the fossil fuel industry and not much else

Michael Barnard
8 min readNov 14, 2019

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Recently, a firm called Carbon Engineering received $68 million in investment from a trio of fossil fuel majors for its air carbon capture solution. This triggered a multi-part CleanTechnica series on Carbon Engineering, its approach and why it is not a serious answer to global warming. The process…

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Michael Barnard

Climate futurist and advisor. Founder TFIE. Advisor FLIMAX. Podcast Redefining Energy - Tech.