Open NanoCarbon platform for rapid decarbonization

Hello open science hardware supporters!
Is there a way we can provide people with carrots instead of the doom and gloom of impending catastrophic climate change? What if we provide people a premium substance such as nanocarbons to make higher value materials?

I’m running Open NanoCarbon an open science consortium to find the fastest way to decarbonize all fossil fuel emitted carbon from the atmosphere.

In short the group is working on:

  • assembling experts to an Apollo style project moonshot: Earth 1.5ºC to 0ºC.
  • crowd source science from experts
  • open science hardware to decarbonize, once proven
    let any and all people copy, and use
  • provide incentives, from makers and industry to use create premium products: nanocarbons
    let more people copy and use
    Reach planetary scale.

At present, we’re working on lit reviews of underlying science of CO2 dissociation and need more scientists to expand the effort to enumerate the fastest way to solidify carbon from CO2. Later we’ll need more engineering to create and deploy a device from the newly consolidated CO2 dissociation science.

I have a SF Bay area meetup starting just after the Incredible labs call at 6:30, at the Hacker Dojo in Santa Clara. or

Please review, share and join!
Also free free to DM Shannon Fiume with questions and feedback.



That’s really cool! Digging through your project management stuff, it’s clean you’ve put some significant effort into this. Thanks for sharing!

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Thanks. We’ve done some significant remodeling to the main page and revised the goal. Given the newer estimates of fossil fuel emissions since 1750 and preferring better agricultural practices to manage the land-use change emissions budget, we’ve revised the goal downward slightly to 500 GtC. The over all mission is still the same, find the fastest way to solidify hundreds of gigatonnes of carbon from all the fossil fuel emissions.
This works given the assumption that we’ll hit peak emissions in less than 20 years, and apply better agricultural and afforestation to increase the land sink and decrease the total land-use change emissions.