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“Products from Pollution”

What does this sticker mean? Welcome to the Global CO2 Initiative! If you’re new to carbon capture and *conversion, this site will provide a short introduction to the field. You may already know that all living things on earth are carbon based life forms. But did you know that most of the products we use…

Chris Hewitt Featured in Newsletter

“With the GCI Advisory Board, we have a whole bunch of amazing experts who actually listen to each other. There’s real power in that.” ~Dr. Chris Hewitt In this newsletter issue, we feature Dr. Chris Hewitt, Senior Manager Public Funding at BASF, Global CO2 Initiative Advisory Board Member. With over 35 years of experience in commercial management, Research…

Josh Schaidle Featured in Newsletter

“I want to be a resource and help support people in this field as much as possible, because I think we need all hands on deck to move this forward. I hope to play a small role in that, and I want to help empower others to do the same.” ~Dr. Josh Schaidle In this…

Daniela Tapia Pitzzu Featured in Newsletter

“By locking hope into the actions we take and the decisions we make to consciously protect this planet, we cannot fall into despair. We are already moving in the right direction, no matter how slow.” ~Daniela Tapia Pitzzu This issue features Daniela Tapia Pitzzu, a former research assistant at the Global CO2 Initiative, who recently graduated from University…

TARiC, Ethiopian STEM Education Non-profit Featured in Newsletter

“…it’s also important for people to understand and engage with research in a way that is familiar and makes sense to them. If research is presented in a way that is relevant to their own culture and conveyed in terms of their own language, it’s just more engaging to people.” Amir Kelifa, former Global CO2 Initiative…

First-place U-M Sequestration Squad Team Featured in Newsletter

“…That recipe for success is something that can only happen at a few places, one of them being the University of Michigan.” Stephen Brown This issue of the newsletter features the Sequestration Squad, a team of University of Michigan (U-M) students which was recently selected the first place winners of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of…