Carbonsations

by Carbon Herald

The Carbonsations podcast is focused on the leading figures of the emerging carbon industry, who are helping pave the way to net zero and beyond. We interview founders, CEOs, scientists and trailblazers for insight into their personal journeys within this rapidly growing sector, and how their work might be one of the keys to mitigating climate change.

Podcast episodes

  • "Companies that buy offsets are more ambitious," Dr Jennifer Jenkins, Rubicon Carbon

    "Companies that buy offsets are more ambitious," Dr Jennifer Jenkins, Rubicon Carbon

    For this episode of the Carbonsations podcast, we sit down with Dr. Jennifer Jenkins, Chief Science Officer at Rubicon Carbon, a firm specializing in carbon credit management and investment. Dr. Jenkins explains Rubicon Carbon's comprehensive approach to the carbon credit supply chain, and discusses the transition to Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) 2.0, emphasizing increased transparency and improved methodologies.

  • "Merging voluntary & compliance markets is a game changer," Peter Mayer, Partner at Stairs Dillenbeck Finley Mayer

    "Merging voluntary & compliance markets is a game changer," Peter Mayer, Partner at Stairs Dillenbeck Finley Mayer

    In this episode, we speaks to Peter Mayer, a New York City-based attorney specializing in carbon removals, to explore the legal intricacies of the voluntary carbon market (VCM). Peter discusses the critical role of contracts in the VCM, emphasizing the lack of standardization and the unique challenges this presents. He shares insights into structuring carbon credit deals, the importance of carbon insurance, and his experiences with international and long-term projects.

  • "We deliver local, trackable, guaranteed recycled CO2," Anna Pavlova, CarbonQuest

    "We deliver local, trackable, guaranteed recycled CO2," Anna Pavlova, CarbonQuest

    For this episode, we are joined by Anna Pavlova, Senior Vice President at Carbon Quest, a company specializing in carbon capture solutions for buildings. Anna explains Carbon Quest's unique approach to carbon capture, focusing on medium-sized emitters and utilizing toxin-free solid sorbents. The company's technology has been proven in projects across Manhattan, demonstrating its effectiveness in tight spaces and its modular design.

  • "Ocean carbon removal has outsized potential," David Koweek, PhD, Ocean Visions Chief Scientist

    "Ocean carbon removal has outsized potential," David Koweek, PhD, Ocean Visions Chief Scientist

    In this episode, David Koweek, PhD, Chief Scientist at Ocean Visions, discusses the organization's efforts in advancing ocean-based climate solutions. Ocean Visions aims to stabilize climate and restore ocean health through innovative strategies and knowledge products, such as digital roadmaps and databases for marine carbon dioxide removal (CDR) trials.

  • "If we can manage waste, we can manage CO2," Claude Letourneau, Svante CEO

    "If we can manage waste, we can manage CO2," Claude Letourneau, Svante CEO

    In this episode, Claude Letourneau, CEO of Svante, discusses the innovative approaches the company is taking in the carbon capture and removal industry. Claude explains Svante's unique technology that uses solid sorbent filters for capturing CO2 from diluted streams, such as those found in industrial emissions, as well as from ambient air via Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology.