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A pair of companies have begun designing what could become Europe’s largest direct-air-capture plant, capable of capturing as much as a million metric tons of carbon dioxide per year and burying it deep beneath the floor of the North Sea.What it will take to achieve affordable carbon removal|James Temple|June 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
One site, Casa Cenote, stored as much as 2,792 metric tons per hectare.Mangrove forests on the Yucatan Peninsula store record amounts of carbon|Carolyn Gramling|May 7, 2021|Science News
Ninety percent of India’s oxygen supply—7,500 metric tons daily—is being directed to covid patients.
In 2018, Carbon Engineering showed they could pull CO2 from the atmosphere for between $94 and $232 per metric ton, but that’s still a long way from being a commercially viable source of carbon.
It looks like we’re on track to put about 10,000 miles a year on this truck, which adds up to approximately six metric tons of carbon emissions, according to the calculator at Carbon Footprint.
“You are applying Western metrics to someone who is not using that metric against you,” referring to ISIS, Bolger said.
Take the chief metric of the war in Vietnam—body counts, which ultimately did not answer whether the strategy was working.
But there's a ton of value for me in my background and my history, and losing it would be a shame.
Some of the things that Jay lied about to the cops actually make a ton of sense.The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline|Emily Shire|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For those in the resource world, every ton of junk that goes into a landfill represents wasted energy.
The price of salt at one period of the long Peninsular war rose to £30 per ton, being retailed in Birmingham at 4l.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
If you think the fly-wheel is not sufficiently heavy for his engine, add half a ton more to the ring.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
At Thetford the cost may be put at from $20 to $25 per ton, the latter probably being nearer the average.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
Bergin dug a big hole behind that ole vacant shack of hisn, and buried about a ton of tin cans.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
A ton of silk goods is worth from ten to fifteen thousand dollars.