20 episodes

The Wood Podcast explores solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges in energy and the built environment. Our curiosity keeps us pushing, innovating and making the impossible, possible.

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The Wood Podcast explores solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges in energy and the built environment. Our curiosity keeps us pushing, innovating and making the impossible, possible.

    Enabling a sustainable world: A framework for resiliency

    Enabling a sustainable world: A framework for resiliency

    COP26 focused the world on the need for climate action now, not ambitions for tomorrow. Companies and governments around the globe have set ambitious targets and visions for a resilient and sustainable world, but how do they turn that into projects?

    Having outlined the challenges of net zero and the race to resilience in the first two episodes of our Enabling a Sustainable World podcast series, Wood experts outline the need for a structured approach and innovative solutions, exploring Wood’s ADAPT framework, the importance of accessing finance, and technical solutions that will deliver resiliency on the ground.

    This episode features:
    • Jonas Roberts, Operations Manager, Digital Environment Solutions, St Johns, Canada
    • Payal Thadani, Process Engineer and UNFCC Race to Resilience Secondee, Birmingham, UK
    • Peter Hall, Vice President, Global Director for Climate Resilience and ESG, Maine, USA

    To connect with our guests and explore related insights, subscribe to The Wood Podcast at www.wooplc.com/podcast.

    • 18 min
    Debunking the myths of SMR vs ATR hydrogen technology

    Debunking the myths of SMR vs ATR hydrogen technology

    Wood experts focus on the production of blue hydrogen and the challenges and connected perceptions around Steam Methane Reforming (SMR) versus Autothermal Reforming (ATR). What are some of the technologies available for making blue hydrogen, and how do they work? How do some of those technologies stack up in terms of the energy transition? What are some of the myths around blue hydrogen?

    The episode features:
    Brian McCarthy, Vice President – Technology and Products
    Brittney Drake, Wood, Business Development Director, Energy Assets & Technology
    Omar Bedani, Business Development Director, Global Hydrogen Technology

    To connect with our guests and explore related insights, subscribe to The Wood Podcast at www.woodplc.com/podcast.

    • 16 min
    Painting the picture with hydrogen

    Painting the picture with hydrogen

    There is a lot of interest in how hydrogen can be one of the solutions in the race to net zero. But do we really understand how hydrogen can enable that transition and what the stages really are? Join our experts as they explain how we can simplify the rhetoric that surrounds hydrogen.

    The episode features:
    Josh Carmichael, Wood, Vice President of Hydrogen
    Brittney Drake, Wood, Business Development Director, Energy Assets & Technology
    Brian McCarthy, Vice President – Technology and Products

    To connect with our guests and explore related insights, subscribe to The Wood Podcast at www.woodplc.com/podcast.

    • 19 min
    Future workplace: humanising the office of tomorrow

    Future workplace: humanising the office of tomorrow

    Wood experts reimagine the role of the office and offer insights into creating a comfortable and safe workplace in a post pandemic world. How is the purpose of the office changing and what role does technology play in driving a resilient future? How are organisations incorporating green and well-being concepts into workplace design?

    This episode features:
    Elizabeth Huckins, Senior Architect and Interior Designer (Portland, ME)
    Jack Schiavone, Industrial Sector Lead (Providence, RI)
    Camila Atkins, Senior Architect (Portland, ME)

    To connect with our guests and explore related insights, subscribe to The Wood Podcast at www.woodplc.com/podcast.

    • 20 min
    Engineering a net-zero future: creating the ultimate decarbonisation roadmap

    Engineering a net-zero future: creating the ultimate decarbonisation roadmap

    In our world of transition, how do organisations and even countries stay on path to achieve net zero? Following the Biden Administration’s commitment to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and in the lead up to the UN Climate Conference later this year, Wood experts and guest from Wood Mackenzie’s consulting practice discuss drivers behind net-zero goals and the keys to mapping and delivering on these targets.

    This episode features:
    Dan Carter, Wood’s Global Director of Decarbonisation and New Energies (Reading, UK)
    Steve Kiser, Wood’s Energy Sector Leader in the Americas (Charlotte, North Carolina)
    Melany Vargas, Wood Mackenzie’s Director or Gas & LNG Consulting (Houston, Texas)

    To connect with our guests and explore related insights, subscribe to The Wood Podcast at www.woodplc.com/podcast.

    • 23 min
    Enabling a sustainable world: the race to resilience

    Enabling a sustainable world: the race to resilience

    As climate change puts mounting pressure on our growing world, with increased threats from dangerous weather events, businesses and governments have a pressing need to take accelerated action. How can cities and businesses build back better? Wood experts discuss recent initiatives that will help to mobilise action, including the Race to Resilience campaign, as well as the innovation, funding and partnerships required to thrive in today’s environment.

    This episode features:
    Peter Hall, Vice President and Global Director for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, Portland, Maine
    Tyler Jones, Vice President of Wood’s Central Gulf Coast Region Operations, Austin, Texas

    To connect with our guests and explore related insights, subscribe to The Wood Podcast at www.woodplc.com/podcast.

    • 17 min

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