Jo and Pleasure Banner, co-founders and co-directors of The Descendants Project, characterize why we can own to serene “stay giving fossil fuels a lifeline.” Sifang Chen, managing science and innovation advisor at Carbon 180, unpacks ocean carbon snatch.
This week’s budge time is 1:02.
ON OUR MINDS (10:00)
Co-hosts Joel Makower, co-founder and chairman of GreenBiz, and Heather Clancy, editorial director of GreenBiz, discuss the next tales:
- Is generative AI inappropriate for the atmosphere?
- How AI chatbots are remodeling the sustainability profession
THE BUZZ FROM CIRCULARITY 23 (19:05)
Almost about 1,400 circular economic system mavens gathered final week at Circularity 23, where one topic on all americans’s checklist changed into once negotiations for a Global Plastics Treaty that can form production and recycling solutions long into the future. Estimates by the Group for Financial Cooperation and Vogue counsel it would possibly per chance per chance per chance well presumably rob investments of $3.4 trillion to utterly gather a transition a long way from petro-plastics, and the associated environmental impacts. The exchange sector has an unparalleled different to form how the framework that can form that shift. Numerous mainstage audio system addressed the implications for firms along with:
- Erin Simon, vp for plastic waste and exchange at World Flora and fauna Fund — On why, even though your organization is now not after all in “plastics,” the treaty can own a ripple carry out.
- Liz Nichols, international affairs design of job, U.S. Deliver Division — On how the deepest sector can capitalize on present investments to budge the action.
- Jo and Pleasure Banner, co-founders and co-directors of The Descendants Project — On why we can own to serene “stay giving fossil fuels a lifeline.”
- Plus a closing reminder from Jo Banner — How firms bring their products is now not the price of the product. Plus, why environmental justice desires to be fragment of the resolution.
An unknown ripple carry out for ocean carbon snatch (40:15)
The principle half of of 2023 has been marked by a rising tide of climate tech funding bulletins connected to the functionality for ocean carbon snatch. Nonetheless brooding about how small we know concerning the functionality impression of this abilities policy team, Carbon 180 is urging extra firms and authorities to proceed with warning. Sifang Chen, managing science and innovation advisor at Carbon 180, unpacks the implications.
MUSIC IN THIS EPISODE
Lee Rosevere: “And So Then,” “4th Ave. Walkup,” “Let That Sink In.”
Dayfox: “Sweet Esteem.”
Coma Studio: “Comfy Beat.”
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