Converting CO₂ into reusable carbon-based byproducts

What is the Challenge?

The world is warming faster than at any point in recorded history. Due to the build-up over time of excessive, long-lived carbon emissions, there is an immense need for innovative solutions to reduce and stop new CO₂ fossil-derived emissions. But while CO₂ is available in abundance, it has not yet been widely used to generate value-added products. Why not?

What is the Solution?