Media and Publications

CO2Rail Media and Publications

Scientific Publications


July 20th, 2022

“Rail-Based Direct Air Carbon Capture”

Eric Bachman1, Alexandra Tavasoli2,3, T. Alan Hatton3, Christos T. Maravelias4, Erik Haites5, Peter Styring6, Alán Aspuru-Guzik2,8, Jeffrey MacIntosh7, and Geoffrey Ozin2

1 CO2Rail Company LINK
2 The University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry LINK
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering LINK
4 Princeton University, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment LINK

5 Margaree Consultants Inc. LINK
6 The University of Sheffield, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering LINK
7 The University of Toronto, Faculty of Law LINK
8 Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence LINK

Media Coverage


Popular Media


July 20th, 2022

“Researchers Propose Staving Off Global Warming By Capturing Carbon Dioxide In Trains”

Madeline Halpert – Forbes Staff

Forbes Japan

July 26, 2022


Madeline Halpert – Forbes Staff

Forbes China

July 21, 2022


Madeline Halpert – Forbes Staff

The Daily Beast

July 20th, 2022

Tomorrow’s Trains Will Suck Carbon Out of the Sky

Maddie Bender


July 22, 2022



Travel Tomorrow

July 28, 2022

Train cars could capture carbon directly from the air

Dana Stefan

New Atlas

July 20th, 2022

CO2Rail aims to turn train cars into rolling carbon capture plants

Nick Lavars

Video Media

Thomas Insights

July 28, 2022

Turning Trains Into Carbon-capturing Machines

Nolan Beilstein

Radio Interviews

BBC World Service [UK]

July 21st, 2022

Science In Action – 29 mins.

Andrew Luck-Baker

NOW With Dave Brown

August 10, 2022

Dave Brown Interviews CO2Rail’s E. Bachman – 9 mins.

Dave Brown

News Media

The Washington Post

August 12, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act could push climate change tech into the future

Pranshu Verma and Evan Halper

The Daily Mail [UK]

July 20th, 2022

Is THIS the key to cutting carbon emissions?


India Times

July 21, 2022

This Train Car Captures Carbon On The Go Without Requiring Additional Power

Bharat Sharma

July 20th, 2022

Scientists are developing a train car that can remove 3,000 tonnes of CO2 from the air per year


Sunday Observer

July 23, 2022

A train that can capture CO2 from the air


The Peterborough Examiner

July 21, 2022

How greened trains could suck CO2 out of the air

Steve McKinley

Science Media

BBC Science Focus [UK]

July 20th, 2022

Trains could be modified to hoover up carbon dioxide as they cross the country

Jason Goodyer


July 20th, 2022

CO2Rail, Using Rail-based Direct Air Capture To Get To NetZero

Impakter Editorial Board


July 20th, 2022

“Could modified train cars capture carbon from the air?
This team has a plan to make it happen.”


American Association for the Advancement of Science – EurekAlert

July 20th, 2022

Could modified train cars capture carbon from the air? This team has a plan to make it happen

Staff [Germany]

July 21, 2022

Railroad cars capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

Werner Pluta

July 20, 2022

Could modified train cars capture carbon from the air? This team has a plan to make it happen


TROUW [Germany]

July 20th, 2022

Deze wagon vangt miljoenen tonnen CO2 uit de lucht (als je er een heleboel aan elkaar koppelt)

Willem Schoonen

Energy Live News

July 22, 2022

Carbon capture on UK high-speed rail!

Dimitris Mavrokefalidis

University Media

The University of Sheffield [UK]

July 20th, 2022

Modified rail cars clean air of CO2 and help mitigate climate change

Amy Huxtable

U of T News [Canada]

July 20th, 2022

“U of T experts work with U.S. startup to turn trains into giant carbon-capturing machines”

Dan Haves

Acceleration Consortium

July 20, 2022

Turning trains into gigatonne-scale carbon capture systems

Dan Haves

Sustainability Media

Carbon Capture Journal

July 24th, 2022

Using the railway network to capture CO2 for under $50/tonne


Carbon Herald

July 21, 2022

Startup CO2Rail Is Putting Direct Air Capture Tech On Trains!

Violet George

Environmental News Network

July 20, 2022

Modified Rail Cars Clean Air of CO2 and Help Mitigate Climate Change



July 21, 2022

Novel Ways to Remove Carbon From the Atmosphere

Bethan Davies


July 22nd, 2022

Inovativni vagon za hvatanje ugljen-dioksida mogao bi da ukloni i do 3 hiljade tona ovog gasa iz vazduha godišnje

Jelena Kozbašić

Nature World News

July 21st, 2022

Special Rail Cars Absorb Carbon Dioxide When Trains Break and Decelerate: New Study

Louise Franco

Tech Media


July 20, 2022

Modified rail cars clean air of carbon dioxide and help mitigate climate change


Wonderful Engineering

July 20th, 2022

This New Carbon Capture Train Concept Could Clean Air As It Zooms Along Its Tracks

Rameesha Sajwar

Gadgets 360

July 21, 2022

Modified Train Cars Use Energy From Braking to Clean Air of CO2, Help Fight Climate Change

Gadgets 360 Newsdesk

Wissenschaft [Germany]

July 20th, 2022

Zugwaggons könnten CO2 einfangen

Martin Vieweg

SOLARIFY [Germany]

July 27, 2022

Railway wagon collects CO 2

Gerhard Hofmann

Trends Der Zukunft [Germany]

July 21, 202

Klimawandel: Eisenbahnwagons können als CO2-Fänger fungieren


Technical Media

The Engineer

July 21, 2022

Researchers use regenerative braking to put direct air capture onto railway tracks


Techno Blender

July 21, 2022

CO2Rail Aims To Turn Train Cars Into Rolling Carbon Capture Plants


Interesting Engineering

July 20th, 2022

Carbon capture train concept could clean air as it zooms along the tracks

Ameya Paleja

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

July 20, 2022

Modified trains could harvest CO2 directly from the air

E&T editorial staff

Rail Media

Railway Age

September 06, 2022

Can Rail Help Solve the Climate Crisis?

Jim Blaze

Electric and Hybrid Rail Technology

July 26, 2022

CO2Rail and university partners reveal how carbon capture tech on trains can help mitigate climate change

Helen Norman

Rail Market

July 25, 2022

Huge amounts of carbon dioxide could be captured by trains

Karel Novak

Transportation Media

World Cargo News

July 25, 2022

Carbon capture on the rails

WCN Editorial

The Drive

July 22, 2022

Freight Trains With Carbon Capture Cars? Researchers Say It Could Work


Świat OZE [Poland]

July 27, 2022

Pociąg z panelami słonecznymi, który pochłania dwutlenek węgla

Bartosz Oleszko-Pyka


Advanced Science News

November 23rd, 2021

“Carbon Negative EarthShot takes aim at atmospheric carbon dioxide”

Geoffrey Ozin, Eric Bachman

Green Majority Radio

September 17, 2021

“Stefan interviews Co2Rail about their efforts to capture carbon pollution using trains”

Stefan Hostetter

Green Majority Radio

October 1, 2021

“Part two of Stefan’s interview with CO2Rail about capturing carbon with trains”

Stefan Hostetter

Advanced Science News

June 14th, 2021

“Direct Air Capture Trains”

Dr. Geoffrey Ozin

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