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Captured Conversations is a podcast dedicated to all things carbon capture. Join host Rebecca Brown and her colleague, Sydney Tepper, for conversations on what carbon capture is, how it works, and where it fits in to the U.S. energy landscape and society as a whole.

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Captured Conversations is a podcast dedicated to all things carbon capture. Join host Rebecca Brown and her colleague, Sydney Tepper, for conversations on what carbon capture is, how it works, and where it fits in to the U.S. energy landscape and society as a whole.

    Five things White House Hopefuls should know about Carbon Capture

    Five things White House Hopefuls should know about Carbon Capture

    With the 2024 election season ramping up, host Rebecca Brown, former DOE official, and Sydney Tepper break down what contenders for the White House should know about carbon capture. From environmental impact to job creation to pipeline development, CAP covers why carbon capture is an essential part of the U.S. energy policy portfolio.

    • 14 min
    Let's Catch Up on the Latest Carbon Capture News

    Let's Catch Up on the Latest Carbon Capture News

    Host Rebecca Brown, former DOE official, is joined by Sydney Tepper, who has some questions on recent carbon capture news, including new legislation from the Senate, headlines on carbon pipelines coming out of the Midwest, and the need for permitting reform to achieve a clean energy transition. Rebecca and Sydney also touch on a recent fact check of the Food & Water Watch published on the CAP website.
     
    Op-ed from Washington Times: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2023/jun/14/carbon-capture-necessary-to-advance-clean-hydrogen/
     
    Food and Water Watch Fact Check: https://captureaction.org/fact-checking-the-food-water-watchbecause-somebody-needs-to/ 
     

    • 9 min
    Permitting Reform and Energy Issues­ – Alex Herrgott of The Permitting Institute Connects the Dots

    Permitting Reform and Energy Issues­ – Alex Herrgott of The Permitting Institute Connects the Dots

    On this episode of Captured Conversations, host Rebecca Brown sits down with Alex Herrgott, President and CEO of The Permitting Institute. They discuss permitting reform and its impact on energy infrastructure, Herrgott’s passion for changing the industry’s culture with education, and the influence of the debt deal. Then, Herrgott goes into the (unfortunate) use of the permitting process for partisan leverage and how delays in the courts impact sound energy alternatives like carbon capture.

    • 28 min
    A Conversation with C2ES’s Mahmoud Abouelnaga Covering All Things Carbon Capture

    A Conversation with C2ES’s Mahmoud Abouelnaga Covering All Things Carbon Capture

    In this episode of Captured Conversations, host Rebecca Brown sits down with Mahmoud Abouelnaga, a Solutions Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). They discuss the outlook for carbon capture in the U.S., its role in the global energy landscape, and the importance of trust and engagement between the energy industry and the communities in which they operate.

    • 24 min
    Why is Permitting Reform Important?

    Why is Permitting Reform Important?

    On this episode of Captured Conversations, host Rebecca Brown answers Sydney’s questions on the role of permitting reform in the development of carbon capture and the U.S. clean energy transition. They discuss the status of permitting reform Inside the Beltway, what’s at stake, and how clean energy and technology are impacted by a flawed permitting process.

    • 9 min
    Carbon Capture is Growing, But What Does That Mean?

    Carbon Capture is Growing, But What Does That Mean?

    On this episode of Captured Conversations, host and former DOE official Rebecca Brown is joined by her colleague, Sydney Tepper, to discuss trends shaping the carbon capture industry. They cover something old (the resurgence of the hub model), something new (IEA’s newest database), something borrowed (MTV reality TV shows of the 2000s), and something blue (captured carbon fast fashion clothing.) How are all these things connected? Tune in to find out!

    • 11 min

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