The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the third film in the Chemistry Shorts series, Direct Air Capture & The Future of Climate Change. Direct Air Capture is widely considered to be one of the most promising approaches for mitigating and eventually reversing the effects of global climate change. This film introduces the chemistry and engineering involved in this technology, as well as the obstacles that will need to be overcome in order for it to be successful. Several experts from academia and industry appear in the film, including Christopher Jones, the William R. McLain Chair and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Chemistry Shorts films highlights the many ways the chemical sciences contribute to the betterment of humanity. Aimed at a general, science-curious audience, each film is also accompanied by a lesson plan that offers suggestions on how it may be incorporated into the classroom. For more, please visit the Chemistry Shorts website, YouTube channel, and Twitter.