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WEEKLY SUMMARY (24 APRIL-30 APRIL 2023)-WEEK#10
Recent scientific papers, web posts, upcoming events, job opportunities, podcasts and videos etc.) on Carbon Dioxide Removal Technology.
NextGen - a South Pole/Mitsubishi Corporation joint venture - establishes world’s largest diversified portfolio of permanent carbon dioxide removals to scale the market
Mitigating trade-offs between global food access and net-zero emissions: the potential contribution of direct air carbon capture and storage
An efficient biochar adsorbent for CO2 capture: Combined experimental and theoretical study on the promotion mechanism of N-doping
Identifying where nature-based solutions can offer win-wins for carbon mitigation and biodiversity across knowledge systems
A cost model for ocean iron fertilization as a means of carbon dioxide removal that compares ship- and aerial-based delivery, and estimates verification costs
Unique CO2 adsorption of pine needle biochar-based activated carbons by induction of functionality transition
Reduce, Remove and Store- The role of carbon sequestration in accelerating Australia’s decarbonisation
Kita: Insurance for the CDR Sector by OpenAir | 02 May 2023
Online community sessions on research and innovation needs in the Direct Air Capture field by Frontier | 3 May 2023
(NEW) Depending on the Ocean: Live Discussion and Q&A by Carbon180 | 3 May 2023
Agricultural Biochar Knowledge Exchange Event by The GWCT Allerton Project and Nottingham University | 4 May 2023
The State of European Carbon Removal by OpenAir | 4 May 2023
(NEW) Why third-party verification matters by Climeworks | 08 May 2023
(NEW) The Prospects for CDR in West Virginia by Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy | 09 May 2023
THE Carbon Removal Business Summit of 2023 by Carbon Unbound | 11-12 May 2023
Capture6: Embedded Decarbonization Solutions by OpenAir | 16 May 2023
Double Nature Summit by Climate Cleanup | 22-25 May 2023
Biochar x Concrete with ecoLocked by OpenAir | 23 May 2023
Climeworks Direct Air Capture Summit | 6 June 2023
OCB2023 Summer Workshop | June 12-15, 2023
Frontier: Introducing Offtakes by OpenAir | 20 June 2023
The 12th Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage by CCS Research Centre (NCCS) | June 19 - 21, 2023
Negative CO2 Emissions, 3rd International Conference 2024 by CO₂RE, the Greenhouse Gas Removal Hub | 18th - Friday 21st June 2024
A Symposium For Carbon Removal Deployment Washington DC by Carbon Business Council | June 21 & June 22, 2023
"Arca capture and store CO2 permanently by speeding up the natural process of carbon mineralization. And because their technology uses the waste from critical metal mines, it keeps a light footprint while supporting the clean energy transition."
Head of Engineering, Next Generation Direct Air Capture at Deep Science Ventures | London, United Kingdom
"Today’s lowest energy DAC processes are semi-passive by nature and therefore slow. Several varieties of active process achieve high capture rates, but consume too much energy. Others achieve low energy consumption and fast capture rates, but only by integrating with unscalable sources of waste heat. But what if there was a way to actively transfer heat from scalable sources to capture CO2 at high energy efficiency and rate? That is what our venture will achieve."
"CUR8 is dedicated to raising the bar on carbon removal. We work with the best nature and technology partners to build removals portfolios of the highest quality."
"Applications are invited for a 24-month fixed-term technical post working in the School of Natural Sciences to support research on a Greenhouse Gas Removal (GGR) demonstrator project to evaluate the viability of various land management interventions (e.g. carbon burial) to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to counter the impact of climate change. The wider project is led by Nottingham University, in collaboration with UKCEH, Forest Research and the Universities of Glasgow, Leeds and Bangor. This role is to provide technical support for laboratory, greenhouseand field experiments led by the Bangor University post-doctoral researcher (Dr Robert Brown)."
"CarbonCure is on a mission to make concrete a climate solution and reduce embodied carbon in the built environment by 500 million tonnes annually."
"remove is a non-profit organization and Europe’s first and only accelerator program solely focused on supporting Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) startups. Started as a project at ETH Zurich’s Sustainability in Business Lab (sus.lab) and TU Delft, the program has supported more than 60 European early-stage CDR startups since its start in 2021 with coaching, expert matchmaking, ecosystem access, and non-dilutive capital. Starting in 2023, remove has doubled down on its startup acceleration activities while also facilitating CDR ecosystem development in Europe together with ETH Zurich sus.lab as its core partner and backing from leading CDR funders."
"The position is part of the EU-HORIZON project “Strategies for the evaluation and assessment of ocean based carbon dioxide removal” (SEAO2-CDR). The FOCI (Flexible Ocean and Climate Infrastructure) model run at GEOMAR will be employed to simulate and evaluate various deployment scenarios of different marine Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) methods with respect to carbon removal."
Ocean Visions Summit 2023 — Sharing and discussing ocean-based climate solutions during the 2023 Ocean Visions Summit at the Georgia Aquarium | The Ocean Embassy
"In this episode, you will hear exclusive insights from the "Ocean Visions Biennial Summit" and its particular focus on ocean-based climate solutions such as ocean-based carbon removal. This is a special episode, featuring many guests and panel observations."
"CNN’s Bill Weir reports on how we are now firmly on the path to climate catastrophe. In the last two-years, record shattering heatwaves have fueled wildfires in North America, Germany and Belgium have seen their worst flooding in decades, and China saw a year’s rainfall in one day. The world’s top scientists are calling for the use of ‘carbon capture’, but the technology needed cannot be developed overnight. They are also considering something once considered taboo: solar geoengineering. Scientists may be able to intervene to solve the climate crisis, but at what cost?"
IB Green Minds #18: Carbon dioxide removal Series 2/2 with Mission Zero Technologies and Mai Bui | Imperial Business Podcast
"In this week's episode, Desiree speaks with Mai Bui, Shiladitya Ghosh, and Nicholas Chadwick on a variety of topics related to carbon dioxide removal. We talk about the latest research around direct air capture hubs, technical differences between direct air capture and point source capture, challenges in commercializing DAC technologies, and advice for everyday people to support this industry."
Dr. Shuchi Talati on enabling climate policy and governance to keep pace with new technologies and interventions | The Carbon Curve
"In this episode, Yin and Alana delve into the history of cement and how new technologies are disrupting an industry that dates back to the fourth century BC. They also discuss the environmental impact of cement, which is responsible for approximately 7% of total global CO2 emissions, a staggering number that highlights the significance of concrete as a material in the world and its carbon footprint. Alana shares her insights on the latest innovations in concrete-making, including the use of alternative materials and carbon capture technologies. She also sheds light on the crucial role that research and development play in the industry, and what her job as an R&D lab manager at Vulcan Materials entails."
Capture6 CEO, Ethan Cohen-Cole: SVB bank, climate tech & bullish on gigaton’s of CO2 removal | Nick Breeze ClimateGenn
“In this ClimateGenn episode I am speaking with California Climate Tech CEO, Dr Ethan Cohen-Cole, about the impact the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank had on his business and the niche climate tech sector as a whole.”
Ep 86: Robert Höglund - Climate Advisor, Marginal Carbon | Energy Impact Center
“In this video, Robert discusses: Why carbon removal is important for the broader goal of net zero. How voluntary first movers can make an impact in the catalyzing of new climate technologies. Robert’s belief in the “abundance agenda” of building great amounts of fossil-free power as fast as possible, and what this could mean for the transition to net zero.”
Harnessing the oceans to fight climate change|AP Archive
“Gaurev Sant, Director, UCLA Institute for Carbon Management describing their ocean carbon removal strategy.”
(A video podcast!) What goes into making a carbon removal meme?—w/ Nori's Memelab | Nori
“What goes into the making of a carbon removal meme? How many pitches does it take before magic comes out? Why do some many captions end up as emojis?! Nori's Memelab: Ross Kenyon, Siobhan Montoya Lavender, and Asa Kamer film their writer's room meeting on a lark to show how we go from a notion to something we think worthy of sharing with our community. Listen in to learn more, and also, respond to the survey in this episode to let us know if you like video podcasts, meme shows, etc.”
European Carbon Removal Policy: What lies ahead? - Carbon Gap CDR Policy Tracker Launch | Carbon Gap
“On 25 April 2023, Carbon Gap launched in Carbon Dioxide Removal Policy Tracker with a hybrid event convening key stakeholders from across the CDR sector in Europe to discuss the future direction of CDR policy in the EU, policy gaps, and opportunities for policy leadership to further accelerate and increase the EU’s commitment to supporting the carbon removal field. Moderator: Kira Taylor– Euractiv Panellists: Fabien Ramos– European Commission DG CLIMA Carbon Removal Policy Officer Sophie Scherger– Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy (IATP) Europe Program Associate for Climate and Agriculture Felix Schenuit– German Institute for International and Security Affairs Research Associate, ‘State of CDR’ report co-author Andrea Klaric– Carbon Gap Policy Director and Head of European Policy Strategy.”
BIGGEST CLIMATE EXPERIMENT: 7000 worms are helping | Patrick Niedermayer
The Biggest Lie About Carbon Capture | AsapSCIENCE
“Carbon capture technology, if done wrong could make climate change worse. New carbon capture trains are a brilliant idea, using caught CO2 to frack for more oil, NOT A BRILLIANT IDEA. In this video we explain why the insane engineering of carbon capture could be a really bad thing!”