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A panel show by Nori where guests discuss current events from the world of carbon removal. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

A panel show by Nori where guests discuss current events from the world of carbon removal. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

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United States

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A panel show by Nori where guests discuss current events from the world of carbon removal. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

Twitter:

@nori

Language:

English


Episodes

Climate Week NYC: a market for carbon removal, as told by buyers and sellers

9/24/2021
In this special bonus episode of Carbon Removal Newsroom, we’re bringing you a panel from this week at Climate Week NYC that covers the state of the carbon removal market, as told by today’s buyers and sellers. The panel is hosted by CarbonCure technologies and is moderated by Peter Minor, Director of Science and Innovation at Carbon180. Panelists include: Robert Niven, CarbonCure Technologies Chair & CEO Stacy Kauk, Shopify Sustainability Fund Director Mischa Repmann, Swiss Re Senior...

Duration:01:30:46

Biochar, carbon dioxide removal in the US, and geoengineering

9/10/2021
This week on Carbon Removal Newsroom, we’re starting off with an overview of biochar and discussing the main questions and concerns around this technology, including: How does biochar compare to other Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) methods? There is a lot of interest in making biochar, but does the market exist to use it? What can governments do to help scale up the use of biochar as a carbon removal technique? Are any governments taking action yet? Next, we transition to the CDR policy...

Duration:00:32:56

Carbon pricing bills, forest carbon offsets, & a progressive platform for carbon removal

8/27/2021
This week on Carbon Removal Newsroom, we’re discussing carbon’s value in various forms. We start by answering the question, ‘What is carbon pricing?’ and look at proposed bills in Congress that are attaching a price to carbon. We look at the value of forest carbon offsets in a world with unprecedented wildfires. We explore A Progressive Platform For Carbon Removal, then we close out the episode with a positive story of the week. Panelists Dr. Holly Jean Buck of the University at Buffalo and...

Duration:00:32:32

IPCC Report, Infrastructure Bill, and pressure for companies to reach net-zero

8/13/2021
This week on Carbon Removal Newsroom, we’re discussing the latest IPCC Report, the $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, and pressure for companies to reach net-zero. Returning panelists Dr. Holly Jean Buck of the University at Buffalo and Chris Barnard of the American Conservation Coalition join host Radhika Moolgavkar of Nori for this episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

Duration:00:34:32

Energy Sector Innovation Credit Act & Chevron's troubled carbon capture & storage scheme

7/30/2021
Guest panelist Peter Minor, Director of Science and Innovation at Carbon180, joins us in this episode of Carbon Removal Newsroom to weigh in on the Energy Sector Innovation Credit Act (ESIC), and panelist Dr. Holly Jean Buck of the University at Buffalo returns to discuss the latest carbon removal news with host Radhika Moolgavkar of Nori. Plus, stay calm during the unexpected tornado warning on Holly’s side near the end of the episode— a coincidental and eerie emphasis of what the daily...

Duration:00:28:28

Carbon removal hype, ‘Fit for 55’ climate proposals, and environmental voters

7/16/2021
This week, we’re discussing whether or not carbon removal hype distracts from the need to reduce emissions and looking at the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ climate proposals. Panelist Chris Barnard describes the conservative climate rally put on by the American Conservation Coalition, and panelist Dr. Holly Jean Buck explains that our media ecology often rewards climate fear and doom over climate optimism. Our panelists discuss a recent article by Matthew Yglesias, 'What is the climate left doing?' and...

Duration:00:36:17

Growing Climate Solutions Act, soil carbon sequestration, & carbon taxes

7/2/2021
The U.S. Senate passed the Growing Climate Solutions Act with a strong bipartisan vote. But what does the bill aim to do? And why were more Democrats against this climate bill than Republicans? Plus, a look at soil carbon sequestration’s potential and other carbon removal technologies. Finally, carbon tax proposals are moving forward in Europe— what does this mean for the U.S. and the rest of the world? This episode of Carbon Removal Newsroom is hosted by Nori's Head of Supply and...

Duration:00:28:03

The new Conservative Climate Caucus, a Nature Climate Change article, & 'ecocide'

6/25/2021
House Republicans launched the Conservative Climate Caucus on Wednesday and it’s already the third-largest caucus in the House with around 60 members. Maine becomes the first state to order public fossil fuel divestment. A new paper in Nature Climate Change looks at the difference between avoidances and removals of CO2 (a more accessible summary of the paper was written for Carbon Brief). There is a proposal at the International Criminal Court to define a new global crime called 'ecocide.'...

Duration:00:36:27

G7 Summit & the US Federal Budget, w/ Holly Buck & Chris Barnard

6/18/2021
Dr. Holly Jean Buck of the University at Buffalo and Chris Barnard of the American Conservation Coalition are back with host Radhika Moolgavkar of Nori for another episode of Carbon Removal Newsroom! This week, our panelists examine the federal budget’s climate change and carbon removal proposals and connect the dots between the budget and the infrastructure bill. We also address the G7 Summit, discussing concerns around whether G7 leaders are doing enough, and pondering why there is no end...

Duration:00:39:48

Nuclear power benefits and risks; and drought season

6/11/2021
In this episode of Carbon Removal Newsroom, our panelists look at the benefits and risks of nuclear power, attempting to find where the balance should lie between necessary safety precautions and overburdensome regulations. We address the grim accomplishment of the highest recorded levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere— 419 parts per million— and the real-world impacts of changes in the climate. With much of the west in drought, farmers and fish are competing for limited resources, and...

Duration:00:37:00

Day of reckoning for big oil & gas; and nature-based solutions

6/4/2021
This episode of Carbon Removal Newsroom addresses the recent news in oil and gas including a court order for Royal Dutch Shell to sharply cut greenhouse gas emissions from all of its global operations, and a vote from Chevron’s shareholders telling the company to reduce its own emissions and the emissions produced by customers who burn its oil and gasoline. Our panelists also discuss how nature-based solutions can help bridge the gap between political parties, and reflect on the film Kiss...

Duration:00:31:21

Carbon180's new report: "Zero, Then Negative: The Congressional Blueprint for Scaling Carbon Removal"

5/28/2021
Carbon180 released a new report, "Zero, Then Negative: The Congressional Blueprint for Scaling Carbon Removal," and this week on Carbon Removal Newsroom, our panelists dive into some of the report's details! Nori's Head of Methodology, Radhika Moolgavkar, hosts guest panelists Ugbaad Kosar, Deputy Director of Policy at Carbon180, and Lucia Simonelli, Senior Policy Fellow specializing in Direct Air Capture at Carbon 180. Returning panelists Dr. Holly Jean Buck of the University at Buffalo and...

Duration:00:41:00

The Colonial Pipeline hack and fossil fuel dependency

5/21/2021
This week on the Carbon Removal Newsroom podcast, Nori's Head of Methodology Radhika Moolgavkar hosts Dr. Holly Jean Buck of the University of Buffalo, and the Director of Sustainability at Bushel, Allison Nepveux. They discuss the Colonial Pipeline hack, how we can extract ourselves from our fossil fuel dependency, the impact of agricultural financing and crop insurance, and we hear some pushback on the Growing Climate Solutions Act. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:39:58

Washington state's new cap and trade bill and other environmental policy

5/17/2021
Today's bonus episode of the Carbon Removal Newsroom podcast has host and Nori's head of supply and methodology, Radhika Moolgavkar, chat with her old friend and sustainability advocate, Shasta Smith, about climate and environmental policy in Washington state. They discuss the new cap and trade bill that recently passed and former state climate and carbon bills, and some of the general ideas and concerns that relate to this legislation. Some of the bills mentioned: Affordable housing bill...

Duration:00:33:47

A government carbon removal market & the Growing Climate Solutions Act

5/14/2021
This week, Dr. Holly Jean Buck of the University of Buffalo, Chris Barnard of the American Conservation Coalition, and Radhika Moolgavkar of Nori discuss in detail the Growing Climate Solutions Act, the relationship of unions to the The American Jobs Act, how a government-run carbon removal marketplace might work at least for agriculture, and Chris shares some optimistic musings to close us out. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message Support this...

Duration:00:37:55

Trouble with some Californian forestry offsets, and reflections on the Texas electrical grid

5/7/2021
There was a lot to watch in the offset world this week! CarbonPlan, ProPublica, The Guardian and others reported on major issues with some California forestry credits allegedly being overestimated by a substantial amount. This episode also shares some reflections on the Texas electrical grid, and some hopeful thoughts on new national parks buoy us up! Carbon Removal Newsroom is hosted by Nori's Supply and Methodology Program Manager, Radhika Moolgavkar. This week's panelists are Dr. Holly...

Duration:00:36:49

A recap of AirMiners 2021: Carbon Removal Taking Flight!

5/6/2021
To kick off our season three premiere(!), yesterday was the big AirMiners conference, which the host platform shows 637 people attended! To discuss their takeaways from the event's diverse discussions are panelists: Dr. Holly Jean Buck, Assistant Professor of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Buffalo; Christopher Barnard, Policy Director of the American Conservation Coalition; Ross Kenyon, Creative Editor at Nori; and the show's new anchor and Nori's Supply and Methodology...

Duration:00:38:28

Elon Musk's $100M prize for "best carbon capture technology"

1/27/2021
Carbon removal is in the news as Elon Musk has teased a one-hundred million dollar prize for the best carbon capture technology. What does it mean for the sector, and what is likely to happen next? Tito Jankowski of AirMiners is on the show to discuss. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

Duration:00:25:15

What's happening in the UK? An update from Patricia Silva of the Carbon Removal Centre

10/16/2020
A lot has been happening in the United Kingdom with regard to carbon removal. Patricia Silva, Co-founder and Non-Executive Director of the Carbon Removal Centre, comes on the show to explain The Oxford Offsetting Principles, the UK's general climate policies and Boris Johnson's recent statements on the matter, a collaboration between Carbon Engineering and Pale Blue Dot Energy, and some news about BrewDog. Here is the piece Patricia mentions writing for CRC. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:33:10

Carbon removal's biggest bill to date? The Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act passes the House

10/2/2020
The Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act involves billions of dollars being allocated across the carbon removal ecosystem. It just passed the US House of Representatives, and President Trump has stated his intent to veto it if it reaches his desk, but right now the focus is on its way through the Senate. Our panelist this week is Dr. Shuchi Talati, senior policy advisor at Carbon180. You can also read her recap of the bill here. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:11:09