Not emitting more carbon vs carbon capture

"you and I shouldn't be thinking much about direct air capture of co2, because it's not what needs to be implemented right now"
February 11, 2024

Original video title: “My Favorite Climate Graph”

At the moment, removing a pound of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is way more expensive than just figuring out how to not emit another pound of carbon dioxide. It’s much easier to not emit it than it is to capture it.

From video transcript

Read more (wikipedia): marginal abatement cost (MAC) curve

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