The Biden administration on Friday announced a $1.2 billion initiative to vacuum up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in an effort to achieve a “net-zero global economy” by 2050.
Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said in a statement that the $1.2 will be used to develop two commercial-scale “direct air capture” facilities in Texas and Louisiana.
The US Department of Energy said it will give over $1 billion in federal grants to projects that help remove carbon from the atmosphere, making it the first major investment into direct air capture technology by federal authorities https://t.co/SLzIGScQWg pic.twitter.com/nN81zX1Q1Q
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“Cutting back on our carbon emissions alone won’t reverse the growing impacts of climate change; we also need to remove the CO2 that we’ve already put in the atmosphere—which nearly every climate model makes clear is essential to achieving a net-zero global economy by 2050,” said Granholm.
“With this once-in-a-generation investment made possible by President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, DOE is laying the foundation for a direct air capture industry crucial to tackling climate change—transforming local economies and delivering healthier communities along the way.”
The DOE goes on to claim that the project will “remove more than 2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions each year from the atmosphere—an amount equivalent to the annual emissions from roughly 445,000 gasoline-powered cars.”
Notably, the Biden regime’s stated goal of “zero-net global economy” by 2050 is the Great Reset blueprint first put forward by the globalist World Economic Forum.
In addition to these “carbon capture” projects, the WEF’s Great Reset plan also includes leveraging wind and solar energy, reducing coal and petrol production, eliminating private vehicle ownership, and limiting meat consumption in favor of insects.