Could mechanical “trees” remove enough carbon to slow climate change?

Engineers at Arizona State University have designed a model “tree” that will passively collect and repurpose carbon from the atmosphere. With carbon emissions on the rise, they view this tree as a solution to slow climate change. Yet, many trees would be needed to make a difference.

Emma VandenEinde EH-muh VAN-din-ine-dee (she/her/hers)
News Reporter, Phoenix

Emma VandenEinde expects to graduate in May 2022 with a master’s degree in journalism. VandenEinde, who has reported for KJZZ, produced for Arizona PBS and edited ASU Thrive, is working for the Phoenix news bureau.

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