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We are entrepreneurs and funders who reverse climate change by removing carbon dioxide. We have decided to draw down 1500 gigaton CO2 from the atmosphere using nature based methods, regenerating ecosystems, driving the circular bio-based economy and restoring the carbon balance. Read more…

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Executive Team, Contributing Network and Board of Non-Executive Directors

Daniel Schwaag
Made of Air
Tomas Partsch
Carbon Suckers
John Liu
ecologist, filmmaker
Peter Molengraaf
green investor


Climate Cleanup Foundation is an independent non-profit, established by entrepreneurs who actually take down CO2 from the oceans and the atmosphere. We drive the circular bio-based economy…

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To build a blooming sector we operate agile and lightly, in targeted partnerships and temporary teams creating focused interventions. This enables us to operate swiftly and swimmingly while having a maximum…

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Climate Cleanup
Video portrait of Sven Jense
Climate Cleanup | 18 Apr 2019
Founder of Climate Cleanup Sven Jense was interviewed by MaatschapWij, an inspirational platform for a more social and sustainable society...
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Olivine compensation for CO2 footprint
Climate Cleanup | 15 Apr 2019
“Doing nothing is no option.” The Dutch professor Albert van den Berg from the UT in the Netherlands (University Twente)...
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