NET Meeting Recap (Archive 11/18/20)

Last Meeting (11/18/20) Last Wednesday we spoke with Vanessa Suarez, policy advisor at Carbon 180. This was our first policy focused meeting, so it was interesting to get out of the engineering nitty gritty and into the politics of NETs. Vanessa began by introducing a triplet of problems that NETs face: high costs, social andContinue reading “NET Meeting Recap (Archive 11/18/20)”

NET Meeting Recap (Archive 9/23/20)

Last Meeting (9/23/20) Our guest speaker for our last meeting was the always fantastic Professor Daniel Sanchez. Dr. Sanchez is currently working as a negative emissions ambassador for political outreach and extension at UC Berkeley right now, having worked previously within the senate to advise on climate change and environmental policy. His lecture for usContinue reading “NET Meeting Recap (Archive 9/23/20)”

NET Meeting Recap (Archive 10/14/20)

Last Meeting (10/14/20) This week we spoke with Noah McQueen, a graduate student at UPenn currently researching direct air capture, who talked to us about- likely enough- direct air capture ! We discussed the abilities of direct air capture, one of the NET space’s most interesting options. Direct air capture, or DAC, has two primaryContinue reading “NET Meeting Recap (Archive 10/14/20)”

NET Meeting Recap (Archive 10/21/20)

Last Meeting (10/21/20) Two weeks ago, we talked with Dr. Alexander Ip, Director of Research and Partnerships at University of Toronto and Co-founder and Director of Partnerships at CERT, a recent government backed CO2 conversion startup. Dr. Ip’s research originally began in response to the issue of efficiently storing excess solar energy during low energyContinue reading “NET Meeting Recap (Archive 10/21/20)”