This Is CDR continues this week with Dr. Wil Burns, one of the world’s leading experts on carbon removal governance, law, and policy to teach us about the numerous legal and regulatory issues that must be addressed as we look to demonstrate, deploy, and scale new CDR pathways.
Access to the event is free and it starts today at 12:00pm ET (5pm GMT) and you can register here.
Dr. Wil Burns is a Visiting Professor in the Environmental Policy & Culture Program at Northwestern, and also teaches in the Masters of Science in Energy Sustainability program in the Department of Engineering. Prior to this, he served as Founding Co-Director of the Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy at American University’s School of International Service in Washington, DC.
He also served as President of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, as well as a Senior Research Fellow for the Centre for International Governance Innovation. For more about Wil, including his CV and a list of the many publications he has authored or edited, click here.
You can also watch the previous episode of This Is CDR below. Mote‘s Mac Kennedy and Josh Stolaroff presented the company’s wood waste to carbon-negative hydrogen CDR pathway, which was recently funded by investors and will be opening a 150KtCO2/yr demonstration plant in Bakersfield CA in 2024.