Last month, Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO and toward “a prize for best carbon capture technology.” On Monday, XPrize announced the broad outline of the competition.announced he’d put a small percentage of his billions
The nonprofit will run the contest, which it says will be the largest incentive prize in history. Teams from anywhere in the world are invited “to create and demonstrate a solution that can pull carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere or oceans and lock it away permanently in an environmentally benign way,” according to a post on YouTube.
Carbon capture refers to a wide array of mostlythat can take carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and either store it somewhere (underground, for example) or convert it into products ranging from fuel to sunglasses.
The goal here is to reduce the overall level