An investigation into NASA Mars Project Technology and its application to the carbon dioxide removal on planet Earth

ISRU (In-Situ Resource Utilization) system concept. Source: NASA

As we all know, our home is under a crisis. Global warming is one of the most urgent issues to solve in today’s society. Human activities have increased the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide along with other greenhouse gases, and its impact reaches beyond just rising temperature — sea level rise, ocean acidification, more extreme weather events, biotas disruptions, etc. Fortunately, there are already some solutions in progress aiming to remove carbon dioxide in the atmosphere at a meaningful amount. However, in…

Chiachia Ku

4th year undergraduate student at UC San Diego studying Environmental Systems • Intern at Hago Energetics

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