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A short-form podcast by Nori where we discuss current events around the world of carbon removal from the atmosphere with a rotating cast of guests.

A short-form podcast by Nori where we discuss current events around the world of carbon removal from the atmosphere with a rotating cast of guests.
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A short-form podcast by Nori where we discuss current events around the world of carbon removal from the atmosphere with a rotating cast of guests.

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@nori

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English


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Future Coalition holds 100+ press conferences for Juliana v. United States

6/12/2019
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On June 1st, 2019, Future Coalition held over one hundred press conferences around the country to raise awareness of the potential landmark case, Juliana v. United States, in which Our Children's Trust is suing the United States federal government on constitutional grounds to provide a stable climate on behalf of youth plaintiffs. Katie Eder, the Executive Director of Future Coalition, joins the show to weigh in on the youth movement, Future Coalition, and gives us the latest on the...

Duration:00:12:01

Will direct air capture be centralized or distributed?

6/7/2019
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Wired's article "What if Air Conditioners Could Help Save the Planet Instead of Destroying It?" piqued Nori's interest. Prof. Roland Dittmeyer, whose work is cited in the article, comes on the show to discuss the possibility of a distributed direct air capture future via air conditioning units, waste heat, and "crowd oil", and how that may play out against a more centralized economy-of-scale refinery-style DAC...

Duration:00:13:52

VERGE Carbon gearing up for major carbon removal conference

6/5/2019
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VERGE Carbon conference chair Jim Giles joins the show to tell us all about the event, October 22nd-24th in Oakland, California. Alexsandra Guerra will be speaking, and a fair number of Norinauts will probably be there too. You can register with our 10% discount code V19NORI here.

Duration:00:13:10

Puro's carbon removal marketplace holds its first auction

6/3/2019
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Puro's carbon removal marketplace in Finland has launched with its first auctions taking place. Antti Vihavainen, Business Development at Puro, comes on the show to discuss their progress, how biochar and the other methodologies within their marketplace work, and what they're looking to do moving forward. https://puro.earth

Duration:00:18:39

Keeling Curve Prize announces 2019 finalists

5/13/2019
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The Keeling Curve Prize just announced its twenty finalists across five categories for its second year run. Jacquelyn Francis, Director of the Board of the Keeling Curve Prize, joins the show to discuss the prize and the 2019 finalists in the Carbon Capture & Utilization category. https://www.kcurveprize.org/2019-finalists

Duration:00:09:51

Andrew Yang talks carbon removal and geoengineering

5/6/2019
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2020 Democratic presidential primary contender Andrew Yang discusses his plans for carbon removal and geoengineering if elected United States president. https://www.yang2020.com/policies/climate-change/

Duration:00:05:38

Project Vesta for olivine drawdown leaves stealth mode

5/1/2019
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Olivine is a mineral that can sequester carbon dioxide through weathering. It's also one of the most common minerals in the Earth's upper mantle. A lot of it is just sitting around as waste rock from other mining operations. Project Vesta is working to turn olivine from waste into value, reverse climate change, and deacidify the world's oceans. Project Vesta cofounder Eric Matzner comes on the show to tell us how that works and what they're up...

Duration:00:16:12

Canada's carbon tax analysis and carbon removal

4/26/2019
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Nori's Director of Carbon Economics Aldyen Donnelly shares her thoughts on what's happening with Canada's carbon tax and federal backstop. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6517432688209727488 https://nori.com/podcasts/reversing-climate-change/31-aldyen-donnelly-on-why-carbon-pricing-hasnt-worked-so-far

Duration:00:08:17

Ramez Naam on "The Third Phase of Clean Energy Will Be the Most Disruptive Yet"

4/24/2019
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Ramez Naam discusses his recent article "The Third Phase of Clean Energy Will Be the Most Disruptive Yet" with guest host, Nori Head of Product, Michael Leggett. We dig into the economics of clean energy, and how that could be a boon to carbon removal. http://rameznaam.com/2019/04/02/the-third-phase-of-clean-energy-will-be-the-most-disruptive-yet/ https://twitter.com/ramez https://www.carbontracker.org

Duration:00:13:19

Ramez Naam on the Green New Deal and carbon removal

4/22/2019
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Nori advisor and cleantech evangelist Ramez Naam came by the office to fill us in on his great analysis of how the Green New Deal could be successful, and the role of carbon removal within such a plan. https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/15/how-to-decarbonize-america-and-the-world/ http://rameznaam.com https://twitter.com/ramez

Duration:00:16:23

School Strike for Climate and murmurs of ecological carbon removal

4/19/2019
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Dr. Heather Price of North Seattle College stops by the office to share her and her family's experience of School Strike for Climate (#fridaysforfuture) at Seattle's City Hall and beyond, and to what degree she's heard talk of carbon removal in these circles. https://twitter.com/huprice https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/School_strike_for_climate https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greta_Thunberg

Duration:00:06:34

General Mills issues grant for regenerative agriculture training

4/17/2019
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General Mills recently issued a $650k grant to Kiss the Ground and Soil Health Academy to train farmers in regenerative agricultural practices. https://www.generalmills.com/en/News/NewsReleases/Library/2019/March/Regen-Ag https://soilhealthacademy.org https://kisstheground.com https://www.facebook.com/kissthegroundCA/ https://www.youtube.com/kisstheground https://www.instagram.com/kisstheground/ https://twitter.com/finianmakepeace

Duration:00:12:33

Disagreement about how to govern geoengineering at the UN

4/12/2019
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Last month, the UN Environment Assembly failed to come to an agreement about governing geoeningeering. But this is a topic that will be brought up more and more as climate change continues. Links in this episode: https://legal-planet.org/2019/03/13/governing-geoengineering-at-the-united-nations-no-at-least-not-now/ https://www.c2g2.net Guest on this episode: Janos Pasztor, Executive Director of Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative https://twitter.com/jpasztor

Duration:00:10:53

Carbontech Labs announces $10M public-private partnership

4/8/2019
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Carbon180 just launched the first and only startup accelerator for carbontech, hoping to link entrepreneurs to the resources they need, derisk early-stage technologies, and transition them towards their first double-bottom-line investment. Links in this episode: https://medium.com/@carbon180/carbontech-labs-announces-10m-public-private-partnership-c006bcfba9a0 https://carbon180.org/carbontech-labs/ Guest on this episode: Director, Carbontech Labs at...

Duration:00:12:23

Carbon Engineering is commercializing direct air capture technology with a new investment round

3/29/2019
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Direct air capture company Carbon Engineering recently closed an investment round having raised $68 million, including investments from the oil and gas industry. Links in this episode: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-bcs-carbon-engineering-secures-68-million-to-commercialize-c0/ https://carbonengineering.com Guest on this episode: Geoff Holmes, Business Development at Carbon Engineering https://www.linkedin.com/in/geoffreyjholmes/

Duration:00:17:32

The market says climate change is happening

3/15/2019
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Weather futures contracts show that traders are already building expectations of climate change into the way they invest their money. Link in this episode: http://reason.com/blog/2019/03/05/the-market-says-climate-change-is-happen Guest on this episode: Ronald Bailey, science correspondent for Reason magazine and reason.com https://twitter.com/RonaldBailey

Duration:00:07:08

Congress considers the carbon removal USE IT Act

3/4/2019
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Erin Burns of Carbon180 discusses the USE IT Act which has been introduced in both houses of Congress with bipartisan sponsorship. The bill would provide resources for growing carbon removal now, and pave the way for future infrastructure that captures and uses carbon dioxide. Links in this episode: https://carbon180.org https://medium.com/@carbon180/a-climate-bill-that-could-help-launch-the-next-technology-revolution-6ae2b234086b Guest on this episode: Erin Burns, Associate...

Duration:00:10:47

Y Combinator is looking for carbon removal startups

3/1/2019
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Y Combinator is a renowned startup program in Silicon Valley whose alumni include Airbnb, Dropbox, and Coinbase. They recently put out a call for startups focused exclusively on carbon removal. Links in this episode: http://carbon.ycombinator.com Guest on this episode: Gustaf Alstromer, Partner at Y Combinator https://twitter.com/gustaf

Duration:00:08:16

Amazon sets goal of net zero carbon for 50% of shipments by 2030

2/22/2019
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Paul stopped by CRN today to talk about Amazon's new goal of getting to net zero carbon on 50% of their shipments by 2030. Links in this episode: https://blog.aboutamazon.com/sustainability/delivering-shipment-zero-a-vision-for-net-zero-carbon-shipments https://350seattle.org/amazon/ https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/16/technology/tech-workers-company-stock-shareholder-activism.html Guest on this episode: Paul Gambill, CEO of Nori https://twitter.com/paulgambill

Duration:00:09:18

The role of carbon removal in a Green New Deal

2/20/2019
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Noah Deich of Carbon180 stopped by to talk about his perspective on the Green New Deal outline. Links in this episode: Noah's tweetstorm https://twitter.com/thecarbonsink/status/1093553698318344193 Guests on this episode: Noah Deich, Executive Director of Carbon180 https://twitter.com/TheCarbonSink

Duration:00:11:25