BECCS keeps on truckin’ in IL

A quick update on ADM’s Illinois ethanol plant w/ carbon capture and storage (previously discussed here):

ADM Carbon Capture Reaches 1 Million Metric Tons

Apparently they’ve geologically sequestered 1,000,000 Mg CO2 fixed from the atmosphere by corn plants since 2011.  This is potentially a big step towards getting on the RPC2.6 trajectory shown above.  For some background information on the crazy world of IPCC Representative Concentration Pathways (and their Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, aka SRES, predecessors), check out this Guardian article, or this more detailed Skeptical Science primer

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