65 episodes

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

Carbon Removal Newsroom Nori

    • News
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

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

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

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

    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 Jean Buck, Assistant Professor of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Buffalo; and Christopher Barnard, Policy Director of the American Conservation Coalition. 

    Articles referenced:

    "Systematic over-crediting of forest offsets" in CarbonPlan

    "The Climate Solution Actually Adding Millions of Tons of CO2 Into the Atmosphere" by Lisa Song of ProPublica & James Temple of MIT Technology Review

    "Carbon offsets used by major airlines based on flawed system, warn experts" by Patrick Greenfield in The Guardian

    "A New, Deadly Risk for Cities in Summer: Power Failures During Heat Waves" by Christopher Flavell at The New York Times

    "Texas Failed Because It Did Not Plan" by Robinson Meyer at The Atlantic

    "Inside Clean Energy: Some Straight Talk about Renewables and Reliability" by Dan Gearing at Inside Climate News

    "Mozambique Mints a New National Park — and Surveys Its Riches" by Jen Gunton at The New York Times

    "Meet America’s 63rd National Park" by Zack Montague at The New York Times


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message
    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

    A recap of AirMiners 2021: Carbon Removal Taking Flight!

    A recap of AirMiners 2021: Carbon Removal Taking Flight!

    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 Program Manager, Radhika Moolgavkar. We discuss the buckshot vs. silver bullet paradigms within carbon removal, the latest takes on policy and environmental justice, and why we need carbon removal memes and await the arrival of a coming carbon removal TikTok superstar.


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message
    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

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

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

    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

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

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

    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: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message
    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

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

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

    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: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message
    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

    • 10 min
    Shopify's Sustainability Fund is supporting carbon removal companies

    Shopify's Sustainability Fund is supporting carbon removal companies

    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 many cool companies trying to scale carbon removal. Congrats to all of them, and to Shopify!

    Shopify's announcement: "Fighting for the Future: Shopify Invests $5M in Breakthrough Sustainability Technologies"

    Fast Company article about Running Tide

    Amazon Climate Pledge's first companies announced

    Join the AirMiners community


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message
    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

A Nony Mouse Re Viewer ,

Great Climate Podcast!

Shorter and snappier sibling to the Reversing Climate Change Podcast, this is also a 5-star must-listen pod! Great work, Nori team!

Robnive ,

How did it take me so long to find this podcast!

Really incredible series with thought provoking speakers. I bing listened to the whole series. Well done Nori to raise this topic. I finally feel like I’ve found my community.

Top Podcasts In News

Listeners Also Subscribed To