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. December 04, 2020
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    How do you tell a good story about the climate?—w/ J…
    The vast majority of environmental nonfiction follows a predictable pattern: The writer goes out in nature and then tells us why it’s important to preserve the thing they experienced. But what if we could reach…
  2. December 01, 2020
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    S2E41: Climeworks & European carbon removal—w/ Chris…
    For years now, we have debated the potential moral hazard of carbon removal, the fear being that we will abandon emissions reductions for the quick fix of carbon capture. But the science is clear: we simply can…
  3. November 24, 2020
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    S2E40: Much talk of CO2, but what about methane?!—w/…
    Carbon dioxide is not the only greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. In fact, methane emissions are responsible for 16% of the warming we experience today. And because methane is more potent than C…
  4. November 20, 2020
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    Brian von Herzen returns to chat marine permaculture…
    The feature documentary 2040 poses this question: What would the world look like in 2040 if we embraced the best climate solutions already available to us? One such solution involves restoring ocean ecosystems…
  5. November 17, 2020
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    S2E39: The cost of climate repair vs. COVID-19—w/ Si…
    Solving the climate crisis is challenging because it requires both dramatic behavioral change and a great deal of capital. And yet, when faced with a global health crisis, governments were willing to enact mult…
  6. November 10, 2020
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    S2E38: Carbon-negative carpet?! How Interface trailb…
    The scale of the climate crisis requires that companies change the way they operate. Yes, it would be easier to simply purchase carbon offsets and continue to do business as usual. But if we are going to succee…
  7. November 03, 2020
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    S2E37: The New Yorker's new climate anthology, The F…
    People resist reading about climate change because it seems less immediate than other pressing issues. Add to that the fact that the climate crisis doesn’t lend itself to narrative. So, then, how do you tell an…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. 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…
  13. 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…
  14. 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…
  15. 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…
  16. 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…
  17. 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…
  18. 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…
  19. 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…
  20. 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…

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