CEO of SpaceX, Elon Musk, Promises to support with $ 100 million Who can improve The best technology for capturing carbon dioxide emissions on the planet.
The announcement was made through their social media networks. Although it was brief, he promised to provide more details in the coming days.
Carbon capture or carbon dioxide technologyAs per the proposed name, It is designed to capture heat-trapped carbon dioxide before it causes further climatic havoc on Earth’s atmosphere. This equipment is already in use in some high-emitting “point sources”, such as fossil fuel-fired power plants.
The billionaire businessman has long warned of the dangers of climate change, describing humanity’s heavy dependence on greenhouse gases on fossil fuels as “The stupidest experience in human history.”
Musk himself strives to spread this environmental awareness to his companies. at Tesla, For example, its cars are powered by electricity, in addition to being a subsidiary Solar City, Solar energy company for homes. at SpaceX, For its part, it seeks to reuse its rockets on a large scale, and is seeking to recover most of its parts in its fall after each successful launch into space.
The new president of the United States, Joe Biden, Committed to accelerating the development of carbon capture technology as part of its comprehensive plan to tackle climate change. On Thursday, Jennifer Wilcox, an expert in carbon removal technologies, was named deputy assistant secretary of fossil energy at the US Department of Energy.
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