Reversing Climate Change

Reversing Climate Change

Reversing Climate Change

CATEGORY: Technology
A podcast about the different people, technologies, and organizations that are coming together to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and reverse climate change. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/reversingclimatechange/support
  1. October 27, 2020
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    S2E36: YIMBY for forest fires? Fire tornadoes?!—w/ D…
    Prior to 2020, the largest number of acres burned by wildfire in California was 1.3M. Compare that to the 4M acres wiped out by fire this year. What’s more, forest fires are spreading much more quickly and rele…
  2. October 23, 2020
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    On losing everything to the climate crisis except fo…
    “Life does not subtract things; it liberates you from them.It makes you lighter so that you can fly higher and reach the fullness.”--Facundo CabralLosing your home to a forest fire is a lesson in impermanence a…
  3. October 20, 2020
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    S2E35: Matthew Yglesias tells us why climate people…
    Can you advocate for climate solutions and dramatic population growth at the same time? Or are the two ideas mutually exclusive? Matthew Yglesias argues that while electoral politics is a zero-sum game, policy…
  4. October 15, 2020
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    VERGE 20 is going virtual! See you there!—w/ Jim Gil…
    In the past, conferences addressing market solutions to the climate crisis were attended by professionals with ‘sustainability’ in their titles. But we’ve begun to realize that sustainability is everyone’s resp…
  5. October 13, 2020
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    S2E34: How Nori works with farmers–w/ Rebekah Carlso…
    One of the beauties of regenerative agriculture is that it revisits traditional land stewardship practices and can leverage innovation to apply those principles on a broader scale. To that end, the team at Nori…
  6. October 07, 2020
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    Nori is hiring a UX Designer!
    Are you a UX Designer? Love what Nori is doing? Please apply here. In this episode, you'll hear more details about the position from Nori cofounder Alexsandra Guerra, as well as the general philosophy of hiring…
  7. October 06, 2020
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    S2E33: Sailing in the age of climate change—w/ John…
    Sailors rely on wind patterns and currents to make decisions about the expeditions they take, tracking weather patterns along the way and adjusting their route as necessary. But climate change has made winds le…
  8. September 30, 2020
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    Nori closes our $4M seed round and a new round of hi…
    On this bonus episode of Reversing Climate Change, Nori CEO Paul Gambill and Director of Corporate Development Alexsandra Guerra join Ross to talk about the $4M seed round Nori just closed, what that means for…
  9. September 29, 2020
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    S2E32: Chasing a Job with Purpose (in carbon removal…
    How are you spending your time? Is it aligned with what you genuinely care about? In 2018, Heidi Lim quit her role in enterprise software to solve climate change full-time. What steps did she take to identify a…
  10. September 22, 2020
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    S2E31: Kiss the Ground doc live on Netflix!—w/ Gabe…
    Nature is self-organizing, self-regulating, and self-healing. And if we follow her patterns, we can heal our ecosystem, produce better quality food, and more profitable farms and ranches. So, what does it look…
  11. September 21, 2020
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    The Electric Election 2020 Roadtrip w/ Benji Backer…
    Reversing Climate Change alumnus and founder and president of the American Conservation Coalition, Benji Backer, returns to the show to tell us about The Conservation Coalition's new multimedia project, The Ele…
  12. September 15, 2020
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    S2E30: How to "think little"—w/ Mary Berry, Executiv…
    “We have not settled America. We have colonized America. Now, we’ve got to figure out … how to actually live here. How are we going to move forward? Everybody needs to be an agrarian now.”— Mary BerryWe live in…
  13. September 08, 2020
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    S2E29: Jonathan Safran Foer on meat, & his book We A…
    Regardless of where you stand on the ethics of eating meat, the fact is, it’s a big part of the climate math. It provokes strong feelings all around, some of which may be contradictory within one’s self. And so…
  14. September 01, 2020
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    S2E28: How many jobs will a direct air capture indus…
    Direct air capture or DAC is one of the many strategies we need to employ to achieve the goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. So, how do we scale up the DAC industry to capture the hundreds of millions of…
  15. August 25, 2020
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    S2E27: Are grasslands overshadowed by charismatic me…
    Ranching has been vilified as a major contributor to climate change. But what if it’s not the cow but the HOW? The fact is, animals have always lived and grazed on grasslands, and when we leverage regenerative…
  16. August 18, 2020
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    S2E26: How to Burn a Goat: Farming with the Philosop…
    We live in a point-and-click society where labor is seen as something to overcome. But what if we’ve got it wrong? Philosopher turned farmer Dr. Scott H. Moore contends that entertainment doesn’t have to be pas…
  17. August 11, 2020
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    S2E25: The DAC-up plan for climate change—w/ Dr. Jen…
    There is a temptation to believe that science and technology will save us from climate change, while we continue business as usual. But we have already emitted huge levels of CO2 into the atmosphere, and it’s g…
  18. August 04, 2020
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    S2E24: Black Americans Care About Climate Change (Bu…
    We know that minority populations bear an unequal burden when it comes to climate change. And yes, Black Americans are concerned about the climate crisis, but they don’t see the environment as a top-tier issue.…
  19. July 30, 2020
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    How to Decolonize the Atmosphere (with carbon remova…
    Many indigenous communities see the climate crisis as another form of colonialism. First World countries have colonized the atmosphere with their greenhouse gas emissions. And there is a risk that carbon remova…
  20. July 28, 2020
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    S2E23: Can green sand beaches sequester carbon at sc…
    Carbon dioxide levels are double what they were prior the Industrial Revolution. And we know that reducing emissions is simply not going to be enough to avoid widespread ecological collapse. We need strategies…

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