The new Google Carbon Removal Research Awards is now accepting applications for academic research projects.
Google’s initiative is aimed at supporting new research in the area of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) as a means of mitigating the climate crisis.
CDR has been identified by the IPCC as a critical tool to limiting global warming and currently there is a pressing need to develop and scale existing technologies if society is to meet climate goals before it’s too late.
The Google Carbon Removal Research Awards is geared towards accelerating the development of carbon removal technology, such as direct air capture (DAC) and nature-based solutions, such as reforestation and afforestation, by sponsoring academic research in the field.
With the help of this research, the tech giant also intends to reach its own goal of achieving net-zero emissions across its entire value chain by the end of the decade.
Applications can be submitted by Friday, April 28, 2023, where they can support up to three PhD students for up to three years.
More details on the program can be found here, and applications can be submitted via the form here.
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