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Efforts are underway to remove CO2 from seawater.

Shipping is currently responsible for around 3% of greenhouse gas emissions – a figure that is on the rise. For our planet every reduction counts.

Which explains why a female-led startup from London has developed a system that removes up to 95% of the carbon dioxide generated by a ship’s engine. Emissions are diverted from the exhaust into a system container full of calcium oxide.

When heated, the latter binds with carbon dioxide to trigger a chemical reaction that produces limestone. These pebbles are separated and can later be sold as building materials.

In Costa Rica, meanwhile, electric solutions are all the rage; France, on the other hand, is looking to wind power

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