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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

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@nori

Language:

English


Episodes

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

Shopify's Sustainability Fund is supporting carbon removal companies

9/18/2020
Nori's Director of Corporate Development Alexsandra Guerra, and AirMiners and Negative's Tito Jankowski, join the show to talk about Shopify's big announcement of the companies included in their new Sustainability Fund. It features two separate portfolios: Frontier & Evergreen, with the former focusing more on industrial tech, and the latter on biological/ecological sequestration. We dig into nuance around the permanence discussion, a succession theory for carbon removal, and celebrate so...

Duration:00:22:25

DoE's Office of Fossil Energy funding many carbon removal projects

9/11/2020
In March, the Department of Energy (DoE) announced they were going to putting $22M into research for capturing carbon dioxide from the air. They just announced the fundees! Join panelist Tito Jankowski of AirMiners and Negative and follow along on this page with us as he walks us through the groups and some of the science behind these processes. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

Duration:00:50:13

Bridging the physical and social sciences gap in carbon removal

8/28/2020
This episode features Dr. Jane Zelikova, Chief Scientist at Carbon180, and Dr. Trisha Shrum, behavorial and environmental economist at the University of Vermont. Jane organized The Royal Society's new Interface Focus issue on carbon dioxide removal called, "Going negative: An interdisciplinary, holistic approach to carbon dioxide removal". She additionally wrote an article in it, "The future of carbon dioxide removal must be transdisciplinary". Trisha also wrote an article in this issue,...

Duration:00:34:41

Microsoft's carbon removal RFP, Apple's carbon neutrality, DAC hearing in Congress, the CREATE Act, REPLANT Act, & FARM Act

7/31/2020
This week's guests are Nori's Director of Corporate Development, Alexsandra Guerra; and Carbon180's Senior Policy Advisor Ugbaad Kosar, and Policy Advisor Vanessa Suarez. Here are the topics and articles we discussed: Microsoft's RFP for their carbon negativity commitmentsApple's carbon neutrality commitmentFull Committee Hearing to Examine Development and Deployment of Large-Scale Carbon Dioxide Management TechnologiesCREATE ActREPLANT ActFARM Act N.B. The self-titled Beyonce is the one...

Duration:00:37:10

Appropriations & carbon removal, the Biden-Sanders climate plan, & enhanced rock weathering in croplands

7/17/2020
This week's panelists are Dr. Jane Zelikova, Chief Scientist at Carbon180; Vanessa Suarez, Policy Advisor at Carbon180; and Aldyen Donnelly, Director of Carbon Economics at Nori. Here are the articles we discussed this week: Energy & WaterAgricultureBiden-Sanders Unity Task Force Recommendations: Combating the Climate Crisis and Pursuing Environmental JusticePotential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplandsNature. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:38:21

Rhodium Group's report on direct air capture & jobs, Growing Climate Solutions Act updates, & the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis report

7/3/2020
This week's panelists are Ugbaad Kosar, Senior Policy Advisor at Carbon180; Tito Jankowski, cofounder of Negative, a startup making jewelry from captured carbon dioxide, and host of the AirMiners community; and Aldyen Donnelly, Director of Carbon Economics at the Nori carbon removal marketplace. This week's stories are: Rhodium Group's new report: "Capturing New Jobs and New Business: Growth Opportunities from Direct Air Capture Scale-Up"Ugbaad wrote up a short summary of it hereThe...

Duration:00:44:47

Unilever putting carbon labels on products, plant-based protein + regenerative ag, & WRI's soil carbon webinar

6/26/2020
This week's panelists are Aldyen Donnelly, Nori's Director of Carbon Economics, and Tito Jankowksi, cofounder of Negative (a startup making products out of captured atmospheric carbon dioxide) and host of the AirMiners community. Here are the articles discussed: Unilever’s New Climate Plan Puts Carbon Labels on 70,000 ProductsBloomberg GreenImpossible Foods CEO says the meat industry will be obsolete in 15 years — ‘That’s our mission’CNBCWhy Regenerative Agriculture Is Good for Soil...

Duration:00:47:56

The survival of mangroves, the Growing Climate Solutions Act, Swiss Re eyes carbon capture, & a Microsoft update

6/12/2020
This week's panelists are Nori's Director of Corporate Development Alexsandra Guerra, Director of Carbon Economics Aldyen Donnelly, and Carbon180's Chief Scientist Dr. Jane Zelikova. Here are the articles we discussed: Rising sea levels could wipe out mangroves by 2050The VergeThe Energy 202: Two GOP senators join with Democrats to back bill to help cut emissions from farmsThe Washington PostInside Microsoft's Mission to Go Carbon NegativeBloomberg GreenSwiss Re Sees Opportunities for...

Duration:00:49:35

BLM, Climeworks fundraising, Savory Institute & Timberland's regenerative leather, & 45Q updates

6/5/2020
This week's panelists are all Norinauts! We had on Nori's Director of Corporate Development Alexsandra Guerra, Director of Carbon Economics Aldyen Donnelly, and "moonlighting marketer" Mellina White. We discussed four topics: a bonus episode of Reversing Climate Change the reform efforts of Campaign ZeroClimeworks closed a 73M CHF financing round.Savory Institute and Timberland have a new partnership around regenerative leather for a new line of boots.New rules for the 45Q tax credit. If...

Duration:00:40:35

Stripe’s first negative emissions purchases and what it means for carbon removal

5/29/2020
An entirely new format! Carbon Removal Newsroom is now a panel show. We are finding our cadence now, and new episodes should come out weekly, biweekly, monthly—we will see—with panelists from the world of carbon removal to give listeners the latest in carbon removal news. This week's news: Stripe has announced its first negative emissions purchases! Climeworks, Project Vesta, CarbonCure, and Charm Industrial were selected after a rather interesting and open-source vetting process. The...

Duration:00:33:40

Which policy levers does one need to pull for carbon farming?

5/29/2020
Dr. Jane Zelikova is Carbon180's Chief Scientist, and she is one of the contributors of their latest report, "Leading with Soil: Scaling Soil Carbon Storage in Agriculture". Which sorts of policy changes may be necessary to make carbon farming the dominant paradigm of agriculture? Jane shares her expertise on the topic. "Leading with Soil: Scaling Soil Carbon Storage in Agriculture", a report by Cabron180 "Why is soil carbon measurement so tricky?—w/ Dr. Jane Zelikova of Carbon180", Jane's...

Duration:00:30:16

Which policy levers does one need to pull for carbon farming?

5/27/2020
Dr. Jane Zelikova is Carbon180's Chief Scientist, and she is one of the contributors of their latest report, "Leading with Soil: Scaling Soil Carbon Storage in Agriculture". Which sorts of policy changes may be necessary to make carbon farming the dominant paradigm of agriculture? Jane shares her expertise on the topic. "Leading with Soil: Scaling Soil Carbon Storage in Agriculture", a report by Cabron180 "Why is soil carbon measurement so tricky?—w/ Dr. Jane Zelikova of Carbon180",...

Duration:00:30:16

The latest on managed mine tailings & enhanced weathering—w/ Dr. Greg Dipple of UBC

4/13/2020
Dr. Greg Dipple is a Professor of Geology in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia—Vancouver,and a Nori podcast alumnus! On this bonus episode of Reversing Climate Change, Greg joins Ross to give us an update on his research around carbon mineralization in mine tailings, reminding us how the process works and explaining why it’s not already common practice. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message...

Duration:00:22:54

Can mangrove conservation pay for itself in flood protection?

4/3/2020
Dr. Michael W. Beck, professor at the University of California Santa Cruz, coauthored a new paper in Scientific Reports entitled, "The Global Flood Protection Benefits of Mangroves". Today we dig into how mangroves work against flooding, their carbon sequestration potential, how to quantify their financial benefit, and how that helps make them legible to financial systems. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:21:43

California's Getting to Neutral report from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

3/9/2020
The State of California has set a goal of becoming net-zero by 2045. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's researchers have produced a report called Getting to Neutral: Options for Negative Carbon Emissions in California, detailing the various pathways available to California using actually-existing carbon removal technologies needed to do so. Carbon180's Managing Director, Giana Amador, is on the show to explain how this process works, the report's contents, and what happens now. ---...

Duration:00:17:53

The boom in carbon removal legislation and funding

3/4/2020
Erin Burns is the Director of Policy and Ugbaad Kosar is the Senior Policy Advisor at Carbon180, a climate-focused NGO that partners with policymakers, scientists and businesses to advance solutions that transform carbon from a liability to an asset. On this episode of Carbon Removal Newsroom, Erin and Ugbaad join Ross to discuss the policy proposals involving carbon removal currently making their way through Congress. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:27:10

Welcome to Carbon Removal Newsroom!

2/25/2020
Carbon Removal Newsroom is a Nori podcast which tracks carbon removal policy, technological development, and deployment. Episodes are typically +/- 10-20 minutes long, and come out whenever we see something in the news that we feel deserves an episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

Duration:00:01:00

Microsoft commits to being carbon negative by 2030

1/27/2020
Microsoft has joined the ranks of prominent tech companies pledging to remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than they emit. Elizabeth Willmott, Microsoft's Carbon Program Manager, comes on the show to tell us more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

Duration:00:13:46