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The most powerful single action
for the Climate & the Earth

flow earth offers decarbonization through Skymining contracts.

In a single process, Skymining uses C4 grasses to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, reduce primary emissions from fossil fuels and restore ecosystems by adding carbon to the soils.

Skymining removes CO2 from the atmosphere 10x faster than trees, while C4 grasses store 5x more carbon than forests. Skymining is ISO 14064 Validated by DNV (Veritas).

The income streams from Skymining farms pay the majority of the cost of our Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) contracts, making the contracts self-financing.

flow earth offers decarbonization through Skymining contracts.

In a single process, Skymining uses C4 grasses to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, reduce primary emissions from fossil fuels and restore ecosystems by adding carbon to the soils.

Skymining removes CO2 from the atmosphere 10x faster than trees, while C4 grasses store 5x more carbon than forests. Skymining is ISO 14064 Validated by DNV (Veritas).

The income streams from Skymining farms pay the majority of the cost of our Carbon Dioxide Removal Removal (CDR) contracts, making the contracts self-financing.

Our CO2 removal process is called Skymining®
Providing scalable and affordable decarbonization by performing 3 main functions

1. Removing CO2 from the atmosphere

Capture your CO2
emissions with
C4 grasses
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Removing CO2 from the atmosphere emissions with C4 grasses

Our ISO 14064 Validated Skymining® process combines CO2 removal from the atmosphere with different methods of long-term and permanent storage of the sequestered carbon.

The most affordable and scalable method of CO2 removal is establishing C4 grasses on marginal land in order to build new soils or to regenerate harmed farmland.

C4 grasses have the world’s most efficient CO2 pumps

While only 5% of the world’s biomass are C4 plants, they account for 23% of all terrestrial carbon storage. Newly planted grass can outperform the CO2 removal capacity of newly planted trees by a factor of 10 to 1, measured over a 10 year period.

Two types of Carbon sequestration

Below ground, extensive grass root systems deposit carbon in the soil through mycelium networks. We only count what remains in the ground over a long-term period. The above ground biomass is subjected to industrial scale pyrolysis to become biochar, for 1,000+ years of permanent storage when it is returned to the earth as a soil enhancer.

Very fast growth

As explained in this excerpt from a BBC documentary, C4 grasses can grow 4 meters tall in just 3 months, allowing for two, and sometimes three, harvests per years

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Teak tree
Teak Tree

We have chosen Teak to be part of our global carbon token structure because they combine fast growth and rapid carbon absorption with a very high value of the wood. Teak can expand our projects into tropical areas in Asia.

Oak tree
Oak Tree

The family of Oak trees includes the ‘Live Oak’ species, which has the highest carbon sequestration capacity of any tree in the world. Different species of Oak also grow in temperate zones, which means we can include projects in Europe and the United States. Oak can store carbon for centuries.

2. Regenerating ecosystems

Store your CO2 long-term in healing soils
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Regenerating ecosystems store your CO2 long-term in healing soils

1,000+ year permanent storage
Our value chain combines the special bundle cells in C4 grasses, which are the most efficient natural CO2 removal pumps in the world, with modern industrial scale pyrolysis technology that converts all grasses into biochar. The Skymining® process already has an ISO 14064 Validation, and producing biochar is merely a matter of adjusting the pyrolysis temperature and oven residence time in our existing process.
Biochar is a very special product; it is grass converted into almost pure carbon, where each 1 gram has a molecular surface area of approximately 200 m². When applying biochar to soils, this not only permanently removes carbon from the atmosphere, but it also increases the soil’s ability to retain water, keep soils alive, reduce the need for nitrogen fertilzers on the land while increasing crop yields by considerable margins.

Teak Projects

100 - 1,000+ years permanent storage

We intend to store carbon in Teak in three ways; 1) by allowing earmarked trees to continue growing for centuries, 2) as building material and furniture, and 3) by converting the branches and other Teak bioproducts into biochar. Teak plantations typically need 24 years to reach commercially viable size, to then become valuable wood products that last for 75 years. The total carbon removal period is therefore starting at 100 years. All side products and “waste” during Teak processing is then converted to biochar for 1,000+ years permanent storage by adding to soils on farms and in forests.

Oak Projects

200 - 1,000+ years permanent storage

Our main goal with Oak is to create new « old growth forests » and to store the removed carbon for centuries in living trees. Along the way there will be partial harvests of Oak (thinning) to become building material or furniture, while the forestry residues are once again subjected to pyrolysis for 1,000+ years of permanent storage. Starting in year 5 these forests will provide an income from the harvest of valuable side products.

3. Replacing fossil fuels to lower primary emissions

C4 grasses become clean, net-zero emissions fuels
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C4 grasses become clean, net-zero emission fuels

When soils have been improved by adding high quantities of biochar, the farms start producing increased yields of food, fibre and fuel

C4 grasses become liquid fuel

New fuel pathway to Sustainable Jet Fuel.

After years of research and development we have solved the serious ethical and commercial issues that have plagued the existing production pathways for renewable liquid fuels. We do not use food crops as feedstock for future fuel production, and the process is proven at industrial scale. The final fuels will be carbon negative based on an already validated (ISO 14064) full Life Cycle Analysis (LCA).

C4 grasses become solid fuel

Carbon Negative Fuel (CNF)

As the current energy crisis in Europe has forced many countries to restart decommissioned coal power plants, there is an urgent need for a carbon negative solid fuel. The same goes for the very large market for burning wood pellets.

Recent studies have shown that many wood pellets come from old growth forests, and that they therefore have an emissions profile similar to fossil coal. We will aim to provide grass based Carbon Negative Fuel (CNF) in such use cases.

Food

We are currently facing a food and fuel crisis, in addition to the well known climate crisis. By enhancing soils on existing farms and by creating new farms on marginal land, we will increase the yields of future food production.

Biochar is well known to increase water retention in soils, increase crop yields and to lower the need for nitrogen fertilizer, thus lowering GHG emissions from farms.

Fiber

Hemp composites

There is an ever increasing demand for biomass derived fibres in the market place to replace carbon intensive building and production materials. Hemp composites can be processed to become stronger than steel.


The income stream from the C4 grass projects
will lower the cost of your CO2 removal and storage
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ISO 14064 validated process

Skymining® process is backed by an ISO 14064 validation by DNV that confirms the Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) and Soil Carbon Sequestration and Storage capacity of our projects.

Abundance through reciprocity

We are facing multiple existential crises that seem to have a single root cause; we lost reciprocity between society and the nature. Our mission is to restore this reciprocity.

By giving the carbon in our CO2 emissions back to heal our soils, the earth will give back more. The ability of nature, over time, to turn a single apple into 100 apple trees, and only one ton of grass into 100 tons, is the miracle that can stop global warming, restore our ecosystems and provide for all of our needs.

We see a future where we create abundance through reciprocity, instead of taking.

Trust & transparency

Everything is
verified annually

Carbon Content (Infrared)

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Biomass density

Satellite monitoring of the farms

The healing of the earth, the expansion of farming areas and the total carbon removal from the atmosphere can be continuously measured and verified through satellite imaging.

Modern satellites capture more than photo images, they also scan other light frequencies that can measure carbon sequestration volumes and biomass coverage. This satellite data is then calibrated against local soil samples and sometimes local drone scans.

These advanced technologies provide the needed evidence and documentation to support our client’s ESG reporting and carbon accounting.

(Actual images from one of our projects)

Carbon Content (Infrared)

Regular view

Biomass density

Secured on a Public Distributed Ledger

Our land restoration projects are being digitized, whereby project ownership and all CO2 removal credits are entered into an immutable public ledger for complete transparency. This ensures that no part of any project, nor its carbon removal quantities, can be double-counted.

The collected data will be uploaded onto a public blockchain with a “Distributed Ledger Technology” (DLT).

New financial instrument

For financial institutions and private investors, project ownership will be organized through a fully regulated financial token (security token) which we plan to list on the Swiss SDX or similar exchange, as an IDO (Initial Digital Offering) to provide future liquidity for the previously illiquid asset class of regenerative farming and forestry.

To find a tailored decarbonisation offer, please select
if you represent a company, an investment fund or an individual

We offer companies two ways to decarbonize their business.

We offer Carbon Removal and Permanent Storage at a cost that is significantly lower than the current market prices in this emerging industry, which is currently dominated by Direct Air Capture (DAC). Our technology stores captured carbon in poor or harmed soils for 1,000+ years, thereby increasing the land’s fertility and resilience, and increasing food security for future generations.

We also offer Carbon Removal with direct fossil fuel replacement, a first-mover method which has received an ISO 14064 Validation from DNV. Our contracts include a self-financing method which allows companies to decarbonize at a very large scale without impacting their bottom line or P&L statement.

We invite all humans

to share the responsibility
of healing the planet
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