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A Seattle startup is offering an innovative method for capturing CO2 using sunlight and seawater to reduce the energy footprint, with potential applications in combating climate change.

Key points :

– Banyu Carbon is developing a CO2 capture system using a reversible photoacid that is reactivated by sunlight.
– The process generates acidity in treated seawater, removing CO2 and safely storing it.
– The startup has received significant funding to develop its project, particularly for commercial applications.
– Banyu aims for energy-efficient methods compared to conventional CO2 capture approaches.
– Energy efficiency and cost reduction could make this technology a promising solution for combating climate change.
– Questions remain regarding the environmental impacts of this technology on marine ecosystems.
– This innovative approach could offer an economically and energetically viable pathway to reduce CO2 levels in the atmosphere.