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Climate Change

New technology to capture CO2 from air set for Japan trials

One approach uses thousands of blocks of auto emission scrubbers

Scrubbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is seen as a promising option to help reach net-zero emissions.   © Reuters

NAGOYA, Japan -- Pulling carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere like trees do is easier said than done, but two Japanese companies are tackling this climate challenge from different angles.

Nagoya-based NGK Insulators is working on direct air capture of CO2 using Honeyceram, a ceramic catalyst used mainly in vehicles to clean auto emissions.

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