"Sucking Co2 out of thin air" by Prof Peter Eisenberger & Prof Graciela Chichilnisky

Past Event

15 October 2012, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School
34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets), Oxford, OX1 3BD

This seminar is hosted by the Oxford Geoengineering Programme, an Oxford Martin School programme

Title: Sucking Co2 out of thin air: global thermostat – a carbon negative solution


  • Professor Peter Eisenberger, Co-founder and Managing Director, Global Thermostat
  • Professor Graciela Chichilnisky, Co-founders and Managing Director, Global Thermostat

Summary: Global Thermostat – a company which is developing technology to capture carbon dioxide from ambient air. A seminar exploring the engineering aspects and the impacts such a technology would have on global climate negotiations.

Peter Eisenberger is Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University and will be talking about the engineering aspects of Global Thermostat’s work.

Graciela Chichilnisky is Distinguished Visiting Professor, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China and will be talking about the clean technology and global climate negotiation impacts of Global Thermostat’s work.