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To reach the Paris climate targets, global emission levels will need to be cut in half by 2030, reach net zero by 2050 and stay net negative throughout the second half of the century. Direct air capture is one of few technology options available to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and help speed the transition.That’s where Climeworks, a 2020 World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer, comes in. The company opened the world’s largest direct air carbon dioxide capture and storage system in Iceland in September. The plant will take carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into stone underground.