About GT

About GT

Global Thermostat (GT) offers low-cost solutions to capture CO2 promoting sustainable and harmonious use of the earth's resources. It utilizes low-cost process heat left over in a range of industrial activities to capture carbon from air.

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The GT Solution

Our pilot plant at SRI International in Menlo Park, CA (pictured above), is fully operational and currently capturing carbon from the earth's atmosphere. GT offers a carbon negative technology that reduces more carbon than is generated in producing electricity.

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About Air Capture

Air capture is different from other forms of carbon capture in that it extracts CO2 directly from the atmosphere. Other carbon capture technologies typically extract CO2 from flue gases.

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Graciela will present the following guest lectures at the University of Science and Technology Beijing, at the Dongling School of Economics and Management:

  • July 14, 8:00 am-11:00 am; 2:30 pm-5:00 pm:  “The Kyoto Protocol and the Carbon Cycle”
  • July 15, 8:00 am-11:00 am; 2:30 pm-5:00 pm: “Economic Returns from the Biosphere”
  • July 16, 8:00 am-11:00 am; 2:30 pm-5:00 pm: “Resilience and the Knowledge Revolution”


The founders Peter Eisenberger and Graciela Chichilnisky are world renowned experts in global environmental issues. Dr. Chichilnisky created the Kyoto Protocol’s carbon market and Dr. Eisenberger founded the Earth Institute at Columbia University.

Graciela Chichilnisky with Craig Simmons and Miriam Kennet.

Graciela Chichilnisky receives Green Economics Award from Craig Simmons and Miriam Kennet.

New GT Pilot Plant at SRI

Our pilot plant at SRI International in Menlo Park, CA, is fully operational. If you are interested in an institutional partnership with GT, and wish to tour this facility, please contact us.

Graciela Chichilnisky in Time Magazine: Heroes of the Environment Edition

Learn more about the Global Thermostat team


Carbon Negative Technology in the News

Did you miss i-SUP 2014? Catch up on the conference

Global Thermostat in De Morgen

Graciela Chichilnisky’s 2014 i-SUP Presentations

The 4th Annual i-SUP Conference

Global Thermostat in Newsweek

Where algae and carbon capture merge

Graciela Chichilnisky in the Meghalaya Times