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Introduction to the New Carbon Economy Webinar Series

What is the carbon budget?

In partnership with ASU-LightWorks® and LightSpeed Solutions at Arizona State University, SSF hosted a webinar series about the future of the New Carbon Economy.

This is an economy in which low-carbon industry and primary energy production are joined by industrial centers, agricultural regions and food-producing ecosystems that turn excess CO2 into consumer goods, fuels, building materials and fertile soil.

These webinars will focus on the enormous market opportunity to transform waste carbon dioxide in the air into valuable products and services in a New Carbon Economy (NCE) — an economy where carbon pollution is turned into materials and fuels that drive our daily lives.

Click on the video or download the slides from each of the archived webinars to learn more.

New Carbon Economy Webinar Series

Bipartisan Conversation on Pricing Carbon Emissions Webinar Series

August 29, 2018


Bipartisan Conversation on Pricing Carbon Emissions Webinar on Vimeo.

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While federal progress on climate change may have stalled, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and others on the right and left have reinvigorated efforts to use market incentives to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Join this important conversation hosted by Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, as our panelists explore these questions and more:

  • What are the most likely pathways towards pricing carbon emissions?
  • Will federal or state legislative efforts gain greater traction?
  • What solutions will generate bipartisan support?

Moderator

Bob Litterman, is a founding partner of Kepos Capital

Panelists

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, (D-RI) is a member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and co-founder of the Senate Climate Action Task Force

Jerry Taylor, is the president of the Niskanen Center

Ted Halstead, is Chairman, CEO and founder of the Climate Leadership Counci

Nathaniel Keohane, is Senior Vice President at the Environmental Defense Fund

Reframing Carbon Capture and Reuse Webinar Series

August 21, 2018
2:15 pm -3:45 pm EDT


Reframing Carbon Capture and Reuse Webinar Series Forum on Vimeo.

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Panelist will discuss the strategies and roadblocks for building the new carbon economy. This will address the long view as well as immediate actions in this effort to address environmental and economic concerns, and to restore the carbon balance for a prosperous future.

  • Can the pace of funding for carbon capture, storage and reuse can be accelerated if it is framed as a social responsibility?
  • How can government, industry and citizens contribute to the social responsibility of meeting the climate imperative by funding the underpinnings of the New Carbon Economy?

Moderator:

Clark Miller, Associate Director of ASU’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society

Panelist:

Julio Friedman, CEO of Carbon Wrangler and former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Fossil Energy

Ken Alex, Director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research – California State Government

Anthony Hobley,Chief Executive Officer of the Carbon Tracker Initiative

Channeling Philanthropic Capital to Climate Investments Webinar Series

October 31, 2018


Channeling Philanthropic Capital to Climate Investments Webinar on Vimeo

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While the IPCC has made clear that “it’s 2030 or bust” if we are to avert the worst impacts of climate change, less than 2% of philanthropic capital is directed towards climate solutions. In this webinar, we will discuss how philanthropy can help speed the transition to a clean energy future.

  • How can we increase philanthropic capital towards climate solutions?
  • How are foundations researching and investing charitable capital in early stage companies?

Moderator:

Elizabeth Cantwell, the Chief Executive Officer of Arizona State University Research Enterprise (ASURE)

Panelist:

Heather Martin, is a Board Member of Edwards Mother Earth Foundation

Nick Flores, is a client advisor of the Caprock Group

Matthew Nordan, is the Managing Director of the PRIME Impact Fund

Catha Groot, is the Director of the Radicle Impact