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Scaling Carbon Removal: From Public Innovation to Commercial Opportunity

Bipartisan Policy Center
1225 Eye Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
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Carbon dioxide removal (CDR) is an important category of technologies that can help reduce the risks of climate change, by offering pathways for managing emissions from difficult-to-decarbonize sectors and taking back legacy emissions. Developing and scaling these technologies will require important contributions from both the public and private sectors. This BPC event will explore these roles and opportunities.

Former Energy Secretary Moniz will outline the conclusions from the Energy Futures Initiative’s 12-month study on how to build an aggressive CDR research program. The subsequent panel of commercial leaders will discuss how the energy sector can contribute to scaling industrial CDR technologies, such as direct air capture, and will feature a new report on emerging technologies for managing carbon emissions from the Institute of Clean Air Companies and include several members of BPC’s Direct Air Capture Advisory Council.


Keynote discussion with:

Jason Grumet
President, Bipartisan Policy Center

Ernest Moniz
Former Secretary, US Department of Energy

Panel discussion featuring:

Richard Jackson
President, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures

Steve Oldham
CEO, Carbon Engineering

Cathy Tway
Technology and Applications Director, Johnson Matthey

Jennifer Wilcox
James H. Manning Chaired Professor of Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Moderated by:

Chris Hessler
Founding Partner, AJW, Inc. and on behalf of the Institute of Clean Air Companies

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