Carbon returns

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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Photo by Valeriy Andrushko


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

Tim Flannery
scientific director
Sven Jense
founder & director
Pier Vellinga
em. Hoogleraar Klimaatverandering
Désirée van Boxtel
Karmijn Kapitaal


Climate Cleanup Foundation is an independent non-profit, established by entrepreneurs who actually draw down CO2 from the oceans and the atmosphere – in multi-potent ways.

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Take part in our plan to draw 1500 gigaton CO2 out of the atmosphere this century and restore the global carbon balance. Join or invest in Climate Cleanup business ecosystems, donate to support the foundation, and stay tuned.


The network of organizations supporting Climate Cleanup.