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Carbon Removal is Divided Over Fossil Fuels

A debate about collaboration between carbon removal and fossil fuels
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This debate is as much about moral and philosophical questions as technical and financial ones. One of the biggest obstacles to expanding DAC — which scientists see as essential for mopping up existing atmospheric emissions — is its cost, which today can range upward of $1,000 per ton. To bring that down, DAC entrepreneurs need to grapple with thorny questions about their own use of fossil fuel-based electricity, which may be the cheapest option in some cases.
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