have been proposed in recent years to counteract climate change and ocean acidification
by removing CO2 from the atmosphere (Carbon Dioxide Removal). The
most versatile and widely applicable of these methods is enhanced weathering of
olivine, which is capable of removing billions of tons of CO2 from
the atmosphere at moderate cost compared to the high cost of Carbon Capture and
Storage (CCS). Despite its disadvantages, CCS is still the favored solution of
many governments. Many misunderstandings of the potential of enhanced
weathering persist. This paper addresses some of these misunderstandings,
mainly caused by models which ignore established facts.
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