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What is CarbFix?

CarbFix is the industrial process to capture CO2 and other sour gases from emission sources and permanently store it as rock in the subsurface. The process can furthermore be applied in relation to direct capture of CO2 from air. In the current CarbFix2 project, supported by The European Union, we are demonstrating how this secure, cost-effective and environmentally benign method to reduce atmospheric CO2 levels can be applied world-wide.

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09.04.2019

National Energy Globe Award 2019

Reykjavik Energy and Climeworks have been awarded the National Energy Globe Award 2019. The award was given to the world's first negative emission plant.

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19.02.2019

Wally Broecker, the godfather of CarbFix, has passed away

Wally Broecker, the godfather of the CarbFix project, passed away yesterday at the age of 87. Wally was one of the founders of the CarbFix project along with scientists from University of Iceland, CNRS in Toulouse, Columbia University and Reykjavík Energy. The project was founded in 2007 following Wally’s visit to Iceland in 2006 when the president of Iceland invited him to give a talk on climate change and carbon mineralization in basalts.

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