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August 06, 2019 - Bloomberg Business

We Already Have the World’s Most Efficient Carbon Capture Technology

We Already Have the World’s Most Efficient Carbon Capture Technology
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Empress trees mature several times faster than your average oak or pine and absorb about 103 tons of carbon a year per acre.

To help battle global warming, companies around the world are expected to spend billions of dollars over the next decade building devices aimed at sucking carbon from the atmosphere. The thing is, Mother Nature already made one. While each acre of most tree species can capture and store 1.1 to 9.5 metric tons of carbon dioxide a year, an acre of empress trees can absorb 103.

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