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“We Know More About The Dark Side Of The Moon Than The Oceans” With Dr. Peter de Menocal, WHOI

We flew to Woods Hole, Massachusetts to meet Dr. Peter de Menocal, President and Director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), a leading independent non-profit organization founded over 90 years ago with a nimble and entrepreneurial approach to science.

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Ep. 86 – “The New Annual Report” Featuring Castlen Kennedy and Gary Clark

We have a potpourri of topics for this week’s session and are very excited to share them with you all. First, we were delighted to welcome Castlen Kennedy, Vice President, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs and her colleague Gary Clark, Vice President of Investor Relations & Market Intelligence at Apache Corporation. We have all admired…

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Ep. 84 – “Our Energy World” Featuring Jamey Rosenfield & Dr. Atul Arya

Today we had the pleasure of hosting two dear and longstanding friends from IHS Markit: Jamey Rosenfield, Senior Vice President and co-founder of CERA along with Dan Yergin, and Dr. Atul Arya, SVP and Chief Energy Strategist. As always happens when we visit with these renowned energy experts, we had a fun and broad conversation…

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Ep. 72 – “Let’s De-Politicize Before We De-Carbonize” Featuring Representative Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07)

Today we had the honor and pleasure of hosting U.S. Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX). Representing Texas’s Seventh Congressional District – in the greater Houston area which many of us call home, Congresswoman Fletcher is committed to bridging the toxic hyper-partisan divide that puts blind politics ahead of common-sense solutions we can all get behind for…

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Ep. 68 – “Radical Pro-Environment Thinking” Featuring Greg McLean

This week we had the great opportunity to visit with Greg McLean, Member of Parliament representing Calgary Centre in the Canadian House of Commons. In 2020, Greg introduced a bill to create a non-refundable performance-based tax credit for carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects. We took great interest in hearing Greg’s story and were…

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Ep. 60 – “Consider the Sinks, Not Just the Sources” Featuring the Salk Institute Harnessing Plants Initiative

This week’s session was truly remarkable. We had the honor of hosting the Salk Institute Harnessing Plants Initiative team comprised of some of the brightest minds working to mitigate climate change with perhaps the most genius idea since Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine: harnessing the natural power of plants to rebalance our carbon cycle. The Harnessing…

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Ep. 58 – Energy and the Media Featuring Jim Krane, Ph.D. (Rice University) & Chris Tomlinson (Houston Chronicle)

We had a super-unique and stimulating session today all about interactions between the energy industry, the media, public opinion and energy policy. We were lucky to be joined by two experts in the field: Jim Krane, Ph.D., Author and Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute and Chris Tomlinson, Author…

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Special Edition – Carbon Neutral Coalition Featuring Corby Robertson

We have all heard countries, states, cities and companies announce their plans to be somewhat or fully carbon neutral by 2030 or 2035 or 2050 or 2060… but the question remains, how are they… and how are we… going to really do that? For a Special Edition COBT this week, we were thrilled to visit…

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Ep. 17 – Featuring Ben Ratner

Welcome to another edition of COBT! This week, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with Ben Ratner, a Senior Director for the Environmental Defense Fund, a non-profit seeking to solve the world’s toughest environmental issues in practical and economic ways. We were also joined this week by Craig Webster, TPH’s Head of…

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