Carbon Removals at COP – a collaborative effort of volunteers operating in the carbon removal space, is organizing a media briefing titled COP28 Advance Briefing on Global Carbon Removal Deployment & How Removals Will Surface in The International Negotiations.
The online event is taking place on Tuesday, October 24 from 10 AM – 10:45 AM ET with additional registration required here.
The event will aim to cover the grounds on the state of the carbon removals market, where and how carbon removal is being deployed in the Global South, and how carbon removal will surface in the COP28 negotiations. It will also include Q&A from reporters.
Speakers will be:
- Sanjeev Khagram – a carbon removal lead for the UN Climate Change High Level Champions. He has been a Director General, Dean and Foundation Professor of Global Leadership and Global Futures at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Management since 2018.
- Bilha Ndirangu – a CEO of Great Carbon Valley, a project development company that aims to harness the Rift Valley potential for direct air carbon capture and storage and green industry in East Africa. She is also the co-founder of Jacob’s Ladder Africa, a non-profit with a particular focus on climate action and green workforce preparation.
- Ben Rubin – an Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Carbon Business Council, a nonprofit trade association representing more than 100 carbon management companies working together to responsibly restore the climate and make a gigaton-scale climate impact. He serves on the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee at the U.S. Department of Commerce, a federal appointment position. He is a Research Fellow with the Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy at American University.
The event organizer Carbon Removals at COP is a platform covering everything related to carbon dioxide removal during COP. It is led by volunteers, NGOs, and practitioners from across the carbon removal ecosystem. The content is curated by the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions Team, Carbon Gap, Open Air Collective, Rethinking Removals, Carbon Business Council, DAC Coalition and others in the CDR space.