The 2020 omnibus bill elevated carbon removal like never before

We’re talking hundreds of millions dedicated to scaling up soil carbon, DAC, and so much more.

Image: Giorgio Trovato

How we got here

Let’s talk dollars and cents

Department of Agriculture: Soil carbon storage is becoming a priority

  • +$4,457,000 (with $1,000,000 for a Soil Health Initiative)
  • +$3,000,000
  • +$10,000,000
  • +$719,000

Department of Energy: $72.5M dedicated for negative emissions technologies

  • $22,500,000 for NETs
  • $7,500,000 for DAC
  • $40,000,000 for NETs
  • $15,000,000 for DAC
  • $10,000,000 for DAC

Other agencies: Funding a foundation for future development

  • $3,000,000 for development of expertise and capacity for geologic storage
  • $3,000,000 for direct air capture and negative emissions technologies
  • $7,500,000 for direct air capture and blue carbon

Looking ahead

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