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Elon Musk says he'll throw $100 million into carbon capture tech. VCs including Vinod Khosla told us these 4 startups are leading the way

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement By way of a simple 11-word tweet , Tesla chief Elon Musk said Thursday he's donating $100 million to develop a prize for the "best" carbon-capture technology, becoming the latest billionaire to throw weight behind the nascent industry.
Musk, the world's second-wealthiest man, didn't say what the prize would entail. He mentioned more details will come next week.
Carbon capture technologies are designed to pull greenhouse gas emissions out of the air or from sources of pollution, such as steelmaking factories, typically as a tool to fight climate change. In many cases...
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Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Elon Musk has $100 million burning a hole in his pocket. The Tesla CEO, who earlier this month became the world's richest person, said he will award a massive prize to whoever is able to develop the best tool to capture planet-warming carbon emissions. “Am donating $100M towards a prize for best carbon capture technology,”...
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Elon Musk to offer $100 million prize for 'best' carbon capture tech

Elon Musk to offer $100 million prize for 'best' carbon capture tech

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Tesla chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday promised a $100 million prize for development of the “best” technology to capture carbon emissions.
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