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Forget net zero: It’s time to invest in negative carbon
Carolyn Holland, Ecotrust
Turning the tide on climate change is the most urgent challenge facing humanity: What we do in the next 50 years will determine the next 10,000 years of life on Earth as we know it. Not only do we need to reduce human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, but we must rapidly, and massively, draw carbon down from the atmosphere. How? Land-use. Soil, forests, and coastal wetlands offer enormous carbon sinks that can stabilize and cool our precipitously warming planet. Hear from leading researchers, ranchers, forestland managers, and impact investors on the best technology available for solving global warming: natural systems.
climate change; impact investing; emerging markets; sustainability
Bettina von Hagen, Ecotrust Forest Management; Amrita Vatsal; Ecotrust Forest Management; Kat Taylor; Beneficial State Bank, TomKat Ranch
David Montgomery, University of Washington; Cory Carman, Carman Ranch
- June 14, 2017
Final day to submit an idea.
- June 15 - 29, 2017
Commenting and voting period. All sessions open for voting.
- June 30 - July 13, 2017
Judging panel and final selection by SOCAP17 Content Team.
- July 14, 2017
Winning sessions announced to session organizers.
A lucky person will receive 2 free tickets to SOCAP17 and other impact-themed prizes!ENTER TO WIN