April 2022 has been a great month for the carbon capture industry

The carbon capture, usage, and storage (CCUS) industry aims to remove carbon from the air and either store it underground or convert it into useful products from fuel to fertilizer to concrete. The technology has received a pittance from investors compared to renewable energy or electric vehicles. It also remains contentious among some climate change experts activists who have called it a “scam,” “boondoggle,” or a “dangerous distraction” promoted by oil and gas companies resisting the replacement of fossil fuels.

But after years of projects that failing to meet expectations, April is shaping up to be the best month on record for the technology.

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