Creating jobs and meeting climate goals: the evolving case for direct air capture

From construction to plant operations, DAC offers employment opportunities — all while tackling a critical environmental issue.

A rendering of Carbon Engineering’s direct air capture fans used to suck in carbon dioxide from ambient air.
A rendering of Carbon Engineering’s direct air capture fans used to suck in carbon dioxide from ambient air. Source: Carbon Engineering

By Ugbaad Kosar, senior policy advisor

With a long road ahead as the U.S. economy tries to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, DAC is emerging as a promising route for…